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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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Los Angeles:

    The WNBA survives and it has been great to see it survive but women who play in the WNBA have to cobble together jobs in Europe in between, we have to step up as a society and say this matters and that men and women should be on as equal a footing as we can be.

  2. John Tillman:

    For the first time in many years, this budget places the interest of family budgets on an equal footing with those who directly benefit from state spending.

  3. Gordon Charlop:

    I think we're on more solid footing than the last time, there could be some vulnerability in some of the tech names, given the change in the value of the dollar, but I don't get the same sense that we're over-valued at these levels the way we were the last time we got here.

  4. Anne Tucker:

    It's hard to say whether Will gave Happy confidence, or Happy gave Will confidence, horses look at everyone on even footing. The men have made some mistakes, but they aren't bad people. They just need someone to confirm that, and that's what the horses do.

  5. Quincy Krosby:

    What this report does is it assuages fears about the economy losing momentum. That’s been weighing on the minds of investors, in order for the market to keep going higher, there needs to be assurance that the economy is on solid footing and that the most important component of the economy, which is the U.S. consumer, is still gaining.

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