Definition of backing:
musical accompaniment, backup, help, patronization, capital, backup man, accompaniment, helping hand, sponsorship, capitalization, computer backup, grubstake, abetment, aid, acid house, help, business, leg up, encouragement, bebop, bluegrass, blues, recommendation, saddle horse, title, assistance, mount, money, patronage, subsidy, trade, stuffing, kapok, condescension, acid jazz, setting, clientele, hand, support, background music, flock, filling, boost, riding horse, climb, aegis, bread and butter, endorsement, financing, financial support, financial backing, reenforcement, substitute, funding, auspice, sponsorship, sustenance, disdain, pad, bhangra, fill-in, championship, subsidization, documentation, mountain, reinforcement, stand-in, assist, reliever, ambient, stake, lift, relief, keep, living, livelihood.
- approval (part of speech: noun)
- support (part of speech: verb)
- supporting (part of speech: verb)
- assisting (part of speech: verb)
- "Cathedrals of Spain", John A. (John Allyne) Gade.
There could be only one answer: this clever and astoundingly enterprising young girl had read Valdez, had decided to take a chance, had proved her sporting spirit by backing her judgment, and had started straight as an arrow for the terrifying territory in question.- "Quick Action", Robert W. Chambers.
- "The Romantic", May Sinclair.