What does footing mean?

Definitions for footing
ˈfʊt ɪŋfoot·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. footing, terms(noun)

    status with respect to the relations between people or groups

    "on good terms with her in-laws"; "on a friendly footing"

  2. footing, basis, ground(noun)

    a relation that provides the foundation for something

    "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"

  3. foothold, footing(noun)

    a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

Wiktionary

  1. footing(Noun)

    A ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on.

    In ascent, every step gained is a footing and help to the next. Holder.

  2. footing(Noun)

    A standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold.

    As soon as he had obtained a footing at court, the charms of his manner . . . made him a favorite. Thomas Babington Macaulay.

  3. footing(Noun)

    A relative condition; state.

    Lived on a footing of equality with nobles. Thomas Babington Macaulay.

  4. footing(Noun)

    A tread; step; especially, measured tread.

    Hark, I hear the footing of a man. Shakespeare

  5. footing(Noun)

    A footprint or footprints; tracks, someone's trail.

  6. footing(Noun)

    stability or balance when standing on one's feet

  7. footing(Noun)

    The act of adding up a column of figures; the amount or sum total of such a column.

  8. footing(Noun)

    The act of putting a foot to anything; also, that which is added as a foot; as, the footing of a stocking.

  9. footing(Noun)

    A narrow cotton lace, without figures.

  10. footing(Noun)

    The finer refuse part of whale blubber, not wholly deprived of oil. Simmonds.

  11. footing(Noun)

    The thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot; foundation.

  12. footing(Noun)

    Double checking the numbers vertically.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Footing

    of Foot

  2. Footing(noun)

    ground for the foot; place for the foot to rest on; firm foundation to stand on

  3. Footing(noun)

    standing; position; established place; basis for operation; permanent settlement; foothold

  4. Footing(noun)

    relative condition; state

  5. Footing(noun)

    tread; step; especially, measured tread

  6. Footing(noun)

    the act of adding up a column of figures; the amount or sum total of such a column

  7. Footing(noun)

    the act of putting a foot to anything; also, that which is added as a foot; as, the footing of a stocking

  8. Footing(noun)

    a narrow cotton lace, without figures

  9. Footing(noun)

    the finer refuse part of whale blubber, not wholly deprived of oil

  10. Footing(noun)

    the thickened or sloping portion of a wall, or of an embankment at its foot

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. footing

    A fine paid by a youngster or landsman on first mounting the top. Also, a slight payment from new comers on crossing the line, passing through the Straits of Gibraltar, entering the Arctic Seas, &c.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. footing

    To be on the same footing with another, is to be under the same circumstances in point of service; to have the same number of men, and the same pay, etc.

How to pronounce footing?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say footing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of footing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of footing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of footing in a Sentence

  1. Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell:

    All told, labor market indicators show an economy on a solid footing.

  2. Sgolne Royal:

    Millions of citizens have the right to know if( we) were on an equal footing.

  3. Sren Aaby Kierkegaard:

    To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

  4. Angela Merkel:

    Cooperation needs to be put on a completely new footing due to digitalization.

  5. Michele Johnson:

    It means we don't have a very bright future. It means we are on very shaky footing.

Images & Illustrations of footing

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