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Definitions and Synonyms of footing | Another word for footing | What is footing?

Definition 1: a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for footing in the sense of this definition

(footing is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

(... is a kind of footing ) a small foothold used in climbing

Definition 2: a relation that provides the foundation for something - [noun denoting linkdef]

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

  • they were on a friendly footing
  • he worked on an interim basis

Synonyms for footing in the sense of this definition

(footing is a kind of ...) the basis on which something is grounded

"there is little foundation for his objections"

(... is a kind of footing ) a basis agreed to by all parties for reaching a mutual understanding

Definition 3: status with respect to the relations between people or groups - [noun denoting state]

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

  • on good terms with her in-laws
  • on a friendly footing

Synonyms for footing in the sense of this definition

(footing is a kind of ...) the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

"he had the status of a minor" "the novel attained the status of a classic" "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"

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