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Definition 1: the act of providing approval and support - [noun denoting act]

Samples where backing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for backing in the sense of this definition

(backing is a kind of ...) the formal act of approving

"he gave the project his blessing" "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

Definition 2: something forming a back that is added for strengthening - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for backing in the sense of this definition

(backing is a kind of ...) single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

"slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"

(backing is a kind of ...) a device designed to provide additional strength

"the cardboard backing was just a strengthener" "he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook"

(... is part of backing) a structure supporting or containing something

Definition 3: financial resources provided to make some project possible - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where backing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the foundation provided support for the experiment

Synonyms for backing in the sense of this definition

(backing is a kind of ...) available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed

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