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Noun
Help, aid or support
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“She would never have achieved her goals without the backing of her parents.”
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The financial support given by a patron or investor
“These are specialist investors who provide financial backing to claimants they believe will be awarded damages in a legal dispute.”
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A layer of material that forms, protects or strengthens the back of something
“Hanging from the beams are paintings on canvas with a backing of silk cloth.”
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Musical accompaniment for a song
“The backing here suggests the context of the celebration, while the melody is used to depict the calculated yet showy performance.”
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A kind or helpful deed
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The protection, backing, or support of a particular person or organization
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Something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
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A body of supporters or admirers
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The act or process of subsidizing
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Business carried on by a bank
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A grant or contribution of money
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Something deposited or pledged as a guarantee of the fulfillment of an undertaking or loan
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A covering for the inside surface of something
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Home base
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The desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes
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The action or fact of adopting or being adopted
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The foundation or principle to which an activity, process or structure is carried out or built on
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Money or gifts given generously
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Money for investment in new enterprise
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A risky action undertaken with the hope of success
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An advantage over one's peers or competitors
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Adjective
Accompanying musically
“It's a good track, well constructed, blazing along with a blast of zippiness, but the backing vocals are excruciatingly bad.”
Preposition
In support of
Verb
Present participle for to promote or support the interests or cause of
“The party has agreed to back the new laws if the government accepts the committee's suggested changes.”
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Present participle for to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factuality of
“Giorgio needs to back his claims about ancient aliens with hard facts.”
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Present participle for to give financial, material, or moral support to
“Many local organizations and foundations would back the incumbent.”
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Present participle for to bet money on (a person or animal) winning a race or contest
“I didn't back him in the Irish Derby, but at those odds on Saturday, he was an unbelievable bet.”
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Present participle for to be complemented by as an accompaniment
“A classy trio of acoustic guitars would back her dulcet voice.”
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(back off/away) Present participle for to move backward, literally or figuratively
“I decided to back off after he assured me that he knew exactly what he was doing.”
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