backing - Dictionary definition and meaning for word backing

(noun) the act of providing approval and support
Synonyms : backup , championship , patronage
Example Sentence
  • his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
(noun) something forming a back that is added for strengthening
Synonyms : mount
(noun) financial resources provided to make some project possible
Example Sentence
  • the foundation provided support for the experiment

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