backing

Definitions of backing
  1. noun
    the act of providing approval and support
    “his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives”
    synonyms: backup, championship, patronage
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    type of:
    approval, approving, blessing
    the formal act of approving
  2. noun
    financial resources provided to make some project possible
    synonyms: financial backing, financial support, funding, support
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    type of:
    resource
    available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
  3. noun
    something forming a back that is added for strengthening
    synonyms: mount
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    type of:
    bed, layer
    single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    reinforcement, strengthener
    a device designed to provide additional strength
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