footing


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Synonyms for footing

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

positioning of one individual vis-à-vis others

an established position from which to operate or deal with others

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status with respect to the relations between people or groups

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a relation that provides the foundation for something

a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

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References in classic literature ?
Those who walk the Bridge of Spears, O king, fall off into Nowhere," I answered darkly; "even witch-doctors cannot keep a footing on that bridge.
On the footing of unreserved communication which the Author has established with the reader, he may here add the trifling circumstance, that a roll of Norman warriors, occurring in the Auchinleck Manuscript, gave him the formidable name of Front-de-B
He was the man with power to buy, to build, to choose, to endow, to sit on committees and adjudicate upon designs, to make his own terms for placing anything on a sound business footing.
Two had bit the dust, one had fled, four had made good their footing inside our defences, while from the shelter of the woods seven or eight men, each evidently supplied with several muskets, kept up a hot though useless fire on the log-house.
The stranger reeled and came within an ace of falling, but regained his footing right quickly.