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Meaning of BACKING

Pronunciation:  'baking

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
  2. [n]  something forming a back that is added for strengthening
  3. [n]  financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"
 

BACKING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: championship, financial backing, financial support, funding, mount, patronage, support
 
 See Also: approval, approving, blessing, frame, framework, framing, layer, reinforcement, resource, strengthener

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Back"ing\, n.
1. The act of moving backward, or of putting or moving
   anything backward.

2. That which is behind, and forms the back of, anything,
   usually giving strength or stability.

3. Support or aid given to a person or cause.

4. (Bookbinding) The preparation of the back of a book with
   glue, etc., before putting on the cover.

 
Video Dictionary
 
 Definition: Anti-halation Backing: A temporary, dark-colored, gelatin coating which is sometimes applied to the rear side of a photographic plate or film to reduce halation by absorbing any light that may pass through the emulsion. Non-Curl Backing: A transparent, gelatin coating, sometimes applied to the opposite side of a photographic film from the emulsion to prevent curling by balancing the forces that tend to curl the film as it is wet and dried during processing.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abetment, about-face, about-turn, advance, advocacy, advocate, advocating, aegis, affirmation, aid, alpenstock, angular motion, approval, approving, arm, ascending, ascent, assistance, athletic supporter, attestation, auspices, authentication, axial motion, back, back track, back trail, backbone, backflowing, backing off, backing out, backing up, backsliding, backup, backward motion, bandeau, bearer, bearing, bearing out, bibliofilm, bibliopegy, binder board, binding, bipack, black-and-white film, bolstering, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding, bookcase, bra, brace, bracer, bracket, brassiere, Brownian movement, bushing, buttress, buttressing, cane, capitalization, care, career, carriage, carrier, carrying, cartridge, case, casemaking, casing-in, certification, cervix, championship, charity, chassis, circumstantiation, climbing, collating, collating mark, color film, color negative film, confirmation, cooperation, corroboration, corroboratory evidence, corset, countenance, course, cover, crook, crutch, current, deficit financing, descending, descent, disenchantment, documentation, dope, downward motion, drift, driftage, dry plate, dust cover, dust jacket, ebbing, emulsion, encouragement, endorsement, favor, favorable, favoring, film, financial backing, financial support, financing, flight, flip-flop, flow, flux, folding, footband, fortification, forward motion, fosterage, foundation garment, frame, fulcrum, funding, funds, gathering, girdle, gluing-off, goodwill, grant, grubstake, guidance, guy, guywire, hard binding, headband, help, infrastructure, interest, investment, jacket, jock, jockstrap, lapse, library binding, lining, lining-up, mainstay, maintainer, maintenance, mast, mechanical binding, microfilm, money, monochromatic film, moral support, motion-picture film, mount, mounting, neck, negative, niggerhead, oblique motion, ongoing, onrush, orthochromatic film, pack, panchromatic film, passage, patronage, patronization, perfect binding, photographic paper, plastic binding, plate, plunging, printing paper, pro, progress, proof, prop, proving, proving out, provision of capital, psychological support, radial motion, random motion, ratification, recidivation, recidivism, reclamation, reconversion, reflowing, refluence, reflux, regress, regression, rehabilitation, reinforce, reinforcement, reinforcer, reinstatement, relapse, reliance, rest, resting place, restitution, restoration, retrocession, retrogradation, retrogression, retroversion, return, returning, reversal, reverse, reversing, reversion, reverting, revulsion, rigging, right-about, right-about-face, rising, roll, rounding, run, rush, saddle stitching, seconding, security blanket, set, setting, sewing, shoulder, shroud, side sewing, sideward motion, signature, sinking, skeleton, slipcase, slipcover, slipping back, smashing, Smyth sewing, soaring, soft binding, sound film, sound track, sound-on-film, soundstripe, spine, spiral binding, sponsorship, sprit, staff, stake, stamping, standing rigging, stapling, stave, stay, sternway, stick, stiffener, stream, strengthener, strengthening, subsiding, subsidy, substantiation, subvention, succor, support, supporter, supporting, supporting evidence, supportive relationship, supportive therapy, sustainer, sustaining, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, swingaround, sympathy, tailband, tipping, traject, trajet, trend, trimming, tripack, turn, turnabout, turnaround, tutelage, underframe, undergirding, upholder, upholding, upkeep, upward motion, validation, vehicle, verification, volte-face, walking stick, well-disposed, well-inclined, wire stitching, wrapper
 

 

 

 

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