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Definition of "backing" []

  • Something forming a back: the backing of a carpet. (noun)
  • Support or aid: financial backing. (noun)
  • Approval or endorsement: The President has backing from the farm belt. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "backing" in a sentence
  • "And, at the end of the day, it's always good to have the label backing you anyway, especially with a mixtape album."
  • "He's speaking, of course, about Toronto-based Bunk Rock Entertainment (familiar to us for repping Sum 41, Treble Charger, No Warning, The New Cities and One Second 2 Late), the label backing"
  • "Great in warm weather because the backing is an open mesh."