Synonyms of backing in English:



  • 1 the foreign secretary won the backing of opposition parties
  • 2 they had financial backing from local firms
    sponsorship, funding, financing, promotion, patronage; money, investment, funds, finance; grant, contribution, subsidy
  • 3 a mix of slick vocals and sophisticated backing
    musical accompaniment, orchestration; harmony, obbligato
  • 4 the fabric has a special backing for durability
    lining, interlining, facing, underlay, reinforcement
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