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  • n  the act of providing approval and support
    his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives
  • n  something forming a back that is added for strengthening
  • n  financial resources provided to make some project possible
  • v  be behind; approve of
  • v  travel backward
  • v  give support or one's approval to
  • v  cause to travel backward
  • v  support financial backing for
  • v  be in back of
  • v  place a bet on
    Which horse are you backing?
  • v  shift to a counterclockwise direction
  • v  establish as valid or genuine
  • v  strengthen by providing with a back or backing

  • Wojtyla himself was said to be backing Florence's powerful Giovanni Benelli.
  • James and Elliott Roosevelt have joined their brother John, long a Republican, in backing the President.
  • It was defeated handily, receiving backing from only Italy, Sweden, Japan and France in addition to its two sponsors.
News & Articles

  • Diamond Cup group secures backing for race - Fri, 14 Jun 2013 PST
    A group resurrecting hydroplane racing on Lake Coeur d’Alene has cleared a tall hurdle to staging the event at the end of summer. CdA Diamond Cup LLC said Thursday it has raised enough money from sponsors, donations and the backing of a Spokane bank to ensure the races happen over Labor Day weekend.
    June 14, 2013 - The Spokesman-Review
  • Drysdale not backing down from Silva comments
    04:08 PM ET 06.13 | Robert Drysdale isn't backing down from his comments about UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. "I don't know the guy, to be honest. I don't know where his animosity toward me comes from. I don't think about it very much, I don't care.
    June 13, 2013 - Sports Illustrated
  • Man Arrested After Backing Out Of Driveway, Killing Motorcyclist
    The man accused of backing out of his driveway, then hitting and killing a Hastings man on a motorcycle is under arrest. The accident happened near the intersection of M 43 and Cloverdale in Hope Township. Michigan State Police say …
    June 10, 2013 - FOX 17 Grand Rapids

  • Jimmy Carter in Reuters UK
    The general picture . . . is that there are elements at least of the Iranian regime that are backing, financing, arming, supporting terrorism in Iraq and I repeat that our forces are there specifically at the request of the Iraqi Government and... Tony Blair Times Online Apr 5, 2007 7395 10672 backing One of the defences of the Bush administration in America and worldwide...... has been: 'Okay, we must be more correct in our actions than the world thinks because Great Britain is backing us,'" Carter said. "I think the combination of Bush...

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