Synonyms for backing

Synonyms for (noun) backing

Synonyms: patronage, championship, backing, backup

Definition: the act of providing approval and support

Usage: his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives

Similar words: approval, approving, blessing

Definition: the formal act of approving

Usage: he gave the project his blessing; his decision merited the approval of any sensible person


Synonyms: backing, mount

Definition: something forming a back that is added for strengthening

Similar words: layer, bed

Definition: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

Usage: slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach


Similar words: strengthener, reinforcement

Definition: a device designed to provide additional strength

Usage: the cardboard backing was just a strengthener; he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook


Synonyms: support, financial backing, financial support, funding, backing

Definition: financial resources provided to make some project possible

Usage: the foundation provided support for the experiment

Similar words: resource

Definition: available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed