What does backing mean?

Definitions for backing
ˈbæk ɪŋback·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word backing.

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

How to pronounce backing?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Clayton Lewis:

    We’re really laser-focused on backing individuals, on average, we know the entrepreneurs we back in our core investments for a year and a half. For us, it’s about the relationships.

  2. Jeremy Carlson:

    It's certainly possible for the Chinese auto industry to make significant headway with government backing, but there's still a lot going into developing that technology, making sure it's safe, and that means a certain number of miles driven.

  3. Sunil Dahiya:

    We hoped that the NCAL would be much stronger, would provide sector-wise targets, specific targets for the cities and mention a strong legal backing to take action against non- implementation, we hope that the environment ministry shows more seriousness in implementing and strengthening the plan.

  4. Ashley Theophane:

    You might have Floyd's backing but at the same time Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s not going to win the fight for you. And if Floyd Mayweather Jr. is ringside, the opponents fight even harder because they think if they win they might get on to The Money Team, so the pressure's on, floyd Mayweather Jr.'s at ringside shouting out,' Do this ! I like that ! You're stealing my moves Ash !' The first time I had Floyd Mayweather Jr. ringside I was nervous because I could hear the man's voice and my cut man was passing on messages from Floyd Mayweather Jr. to me.

  5. Le Foll:

    We need people to stay together, we want to move fast with broad backing.

Images & Illustrations of backing

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Translations for backing

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

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