Definitions of backing

  1. something forming a back that is added for strengthening Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. That which is behind, and forms the back of, anything, usually giving strength or stability. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Support or aid given to a person or cause. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The preparation of the back of a book with glue, etc., before putting on the cover. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Something placed behind to support or strengthen; aid or support given to a person or cause. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Mounting; supporting; endorsing; putting or going back; furnishing with a back, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for backing

  1. The Cavaliere led the way out, backing like a silver- stick, and Miss Light, following her mother, nodded, without looking at them, to each of the young men. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  2. He told them about the war, and about the way the folks at hame in Britain were backing them up. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder