What does backing mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term backing:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)

    the act of providing approval and support

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

  2. backing, mount(noun)

    something forming a back that is added for strengthening

  3. support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backing(noun)

    financial resources provided to make some project possible

    "the foundation provided support for the experiment"

Wiktionary

  1. backing(Noun)

    Support, especially financial.

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

  2. backing(Noun)

    A liner or other material added behind or underneath.

    The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.

  3. backing(Noun)

    Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer

  4. backing(Adjective)

    That which provides support for the main performer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backing

    of Back

  2. Backing(noun)

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

  3. Backing(noun)

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

  4. Backing(noun)

    support or aid given to a person or cause

  5. Backing(noun)

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

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce backing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say backing in sign language?

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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. George Pell:

    I have the full backing of the pope.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    I hope this isn't the beginning of backing down to China.

  3. Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley:

    The odds are against Jordan next week, i wouldn't be backing him.

  4. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    The G20 agreed on fundamental principles backing a free trade system.

  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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