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1. backing

noun. ['ˈbækɪŋ'] the act of providing approval and support.

Synonyms

  • championship
  • approving
  • blessing
  • approval
  • patronage

Antonyms

  • low status
  • unfavorable
  • misfortune
  • bad luck

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Backing

  • unpacking
  • whacking
  • tracking
  • stacking
  • snacking
  • smacking
  • cracking
  • attacking
  • wracking
  • tacking
  • sacking
  • racking
  • packing
  • lacking
  • jacking
  • hacking

Sentences with backing


1. Noun, singular or mass
Repeat this and apply glue to the backing on the other side of the tear.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Smooth the piece of backing so it is uniformly in place.

Quotes about backing


1. I'm backing down now. I really do love you. That's why I'm doing this.
- Richelle Mead, Last Sacrifice

2. Well, I think that there's a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you're likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line.
- Richard Branson

3. When I'm with you, bells go off in my head like a moving truck that's backing up.
- Jodi Picoult, Vanishing Acts

2. backing

noun. ['ˈbækɪŋ'] something forming a back that is added for strengthening.

Synonyms

  • reinforcement
  • mount
  • framework
  • layer
  • strengthener

Antonyms

  • disapprobation
  • dislike
  • rejection
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. backing

noun. ['ˈbækɪŋ'] financial resources provided to make some project possible.

Synonyms

  • support
  • financial support
  • financial backing
  • funding

Antonyms

  • get up
  • turn out
  • fall
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
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