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backing British & World English

Help or support

backing English Thesaurus

the foreign secretary won the backing of opposition parties

back British & World English

Give financial, material, or moral support to

backing store British & World English

A device for secondary storage of data that typically has greater capacity than the primary store but is slower to access

backing track British & World English

A recorded musical accompaniment, especially one for a soloist to play or sing along with

back on in back British & World English

(Of a building or other structure) have its back facing or adjacent to

back down in back British & World English

Withdraw a claim or assertion in the face of opposition

back off in back British & World English

Draw back from action or confrontation

back out in back British & World English

Withdraw from a commitment

back up in back British & World English

(Of vehicles) form into a queue due to congestion

back down British & World English

Withdraw a claim or assertion in the face of opposition

back off British & World English

Draw back from action or confrontation

back out British & World English

Withdraw from a commitment

back up British & World English

(Of vehicles) form into a queue due to congestion

barebacking British & World English

The practice of having anal intercourse without a condom

rollback British & World English

Restore (a database) to a previously defined state

back water in back British & World English

Reverse the action of a boat’s oars to slow down or stop

back water British & World English

Reverse the action of a boat’s oars to slow down or stop

piggyback British & World English

Carry by or as if by means of a piggyback

back something up in back British & World English

Make a spare copy of data or a disk

back something up British & World English

Make a spare copy of data or a disk

back in the day in back British & World English

In the past; some time ago

back in the day British & World English

In the past; some time ago

back someone into a corner in back British & World English

Force someone into a difficult situation

back the wrong horse in back British & World English

Make a wrong or inappropriate choice

back someone into a corner British & World English

Force someone into a difficult situation

back the wrong horse British & World English

Make a wrong or inappropriate choice