backing

Primary Meanings of backing

1.
n
the act of providing approval and support
2.
n
something forming a back that is added for strengthening
Full Definitions of backing
1

n the act of providing approval and support

“his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives”
Synonyms:
backup, championship, patronage
Type of:
approval, approving, blessing
the formal act of approving

n financial resources provided to make some project possible

Synonyms:
financial backing, financial support, funding, support
Type of:
resource
available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
2

n something forming a back that is added for strengthening

Synonyms:
mount
Type of:
bed, layer
single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
reinforcement, strengthener
a device designed to provide additional strength

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