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Synonyms for backing

Synonyms for backing

aid or support given by a patron

money or property used to produce more wealth

an indication of commendation or approval

Synonyms for backing

the act of providing approval and support

something forming a back that is added for strengthening

financial resources provided to make some project possible

References in classic literature ?
The great Thark grunted his assent to my proposition when I had done, and in accordance with my plan commenced backing toward the wall which I faced while I advanced slowly ahead of him.
Then there was a long silence which was finally broken by the stealthy padding of footfalls on the trail ahead of her, and in another moment a man appeared in view backing toward her, a rifle ready in his hands, and his eyes directed in careful watchfulness along the way that he had come.
The Barrington menage needs a little backing up," her companion remarked.
he said, backing the intelligent horse, which all the time kept pretending to bite him, into the shafts, and with the aid of the cook's husband he proceeded to harness.
He was playing a great lone hand, and he needed all his money for his own backing.
No puppy claws were they, but the stout claws of a mature dog that were stiffened by a backing of hard muscles.
He saw the two gangs, aggressive and sullen, rigidly keeping apart from each other and backing their respective champions; and he saw himself and Cheese- Face stripping.
The man growled, too, backing slowly to one side, and watching, not the lion's face, but its tail.
Your special will be backing down directly, sir," he announced, "but I am sorry to say that we hear very bad accounts of the line.
Yes, I'll give 'em you down your throat, if you come a-ketching hold of me,' says the small boy, shaking himself loose, and backing.
and, backing to the road, exhorted her in frenzied pantomime to secrecy and silence.
Bitzer picked up his cap, which the concussion had knocked off; and backing, and knuckling his forehead, pleaded that it was an accident.
Tulliver was backing his horse across the road to hem Wakem in.
Even in running away, however, Whisker was perverse, for he had not gone very far when he suddenly stopped, and before assistance could be rendered, commenced backing at nearly as quick a pace as he had gone forward.
Colbond has teamed up with Aquafil, a European market leader in carpet yarn manufacturing, textile yarn production and polymer engineering, to create an environmentally friendly range of carpet backings.