Noun backing has 3 senses
  1. backing, backup, championship, patronage - the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
    --1 is a kind of blessing, approval, approving
    Derived forms: verb back3, verb back1, verb back5
  2. backing, mount - something forming a back that is added for strengthening
    --2 is a kind of layer, bed; strengthener, reinforcement
    --2 is a part of framework, frame, framing
    Derived form: verb back10
  3. support, financial support, funding, backing, financial backing - financial resources provided to make some project possible; "the foundation provided support for the experiment"
    --3 is a kind of resource
    Derived form: verb back5
,Verb back has 10 senses
  1. back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support - be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
    --1 is one way to approve, O.K., okay, sanction
    Derived form: noun backing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. back - travel backward; "back into the driveway"; "The car backed up and hit the tree"
    --2 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. second, back, endorse, indorse - give support or one's approval to; "I'll second that motion"; "I can't back this plan"; "endorse a new project"
    --3 is one way to support, back up
    Derived form: noun backing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. back - cause to travel backward; "back the car into the parking spot"
    advance, bring forward
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. back - support financial backing for; "back this enterprise"
    --5 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun backer1, noun backing3, noun backing1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue back the movie
  6. back - be in back of; "My garage backs their yard"
    --6 is one way to
    Antonyms: front, look, face
    Derived form: noun back2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  7. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt - place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
    --7 is one way to bet, wager, play
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s on something
  8. back - shift to a counterclockwise direction; "the wind backed"
    --8 is one way to
    switch, change over, shift
    Antonyms: veer
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  9. back, back up - establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"
    --9 is one way to confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  10. back - strengthen by providing with a back or backing
    --10 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun back6, noun backing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something