What does backing mean?

Definitions for backing
ˈbæk ɪŋback·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backing, backup, championship, patronagenoun

    the act of providing approval and support

    "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

  2. backing, mountnoun

    something forming a back that is added for strengthening

  3. support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backingnoun

    financial resources provided to make some project possible

    "the foundation provided support for the experiment"

Wiktionary

  1. backingnoun

    Support, especially financial.

    It's a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.

  2. backingnoun

    A liner or other material added behind or underneath.

    The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.

  3. backingnoun

    Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer

  4. backingadjective

    That which provides support for the main performer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backing

    of Back

  2. Backingnoun

    the act of moving backward, or of putting or moving anything backward

  3. Backingnoun

    that which is behind, and forms the back of, anything, usually giving strength or stability

  4. Backingnoun

    support or aid given to a person or cause

  5. Backingnoun

    the preparation of the back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. backing

    The timber behind the armour-plates of a ship.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. backing

    The heavy plating of wood, or of wood and iron, used to support and strengthen iron plates.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'backing' in Nouns Frequency: #2681

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of backing in a Sentence

  1. Dwayne Johnson:

    It came early, actually, this past Sunday, [Lauren] wakes me up and was like, ‘Hey, you’ve gotta get up, I’m having the baby!’ And it was like a full-on, full-tilt boogie, going 100 mph… We get in the car and as soon as I’m backing up, she’s like, ‘April Fool's!’.

  2. Lana Wood:

    I’m backing up Natalie, i’m sorry that this is shocking or upsetting to some people. But I’m taking care of Natalie.

  3. Jeremy Nell:

    I wonder if there is going to be some sort of chilling effect on cartoonists and satirists in general, kind of backing off from highly sensitive topics.

  4. Bucky Hellwig:

    If you see strength in the last hour, that's very bullish, what this is telling me is that maybe we don't want to be short going into a period of time when maybe the Fed is backing off of its rate increases.

  5. Adib Shishakly:

    The whole de Mistura thing has been a waste of time. It has been a way of the international community saying they are doing something when actually it means nothing, you cannot send a U.N. envoy without political backing of the big players in the U.N. Security Council. De Mistura does not have the tools.

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Translations for backing

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  • съпровод, поддръжка, подплънка, подкрепа, пълнежBulgarian
  • גיבויHebrew
  • apoioPortuguese
  • поддержка, подкладкаRussian

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