backing : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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 http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Blair&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFrasCBCQNLoiRZGTcJYVnJN2a4xw Times Online http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article1620785.ece&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGBulL2HUPdnAlrDNVzviUqNsDN8w 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...