foot·ing noun \ˈfu̇-tiŋ\
: the ability of your feet to stay where you put them as you walk, run, etc.
: the condition of the ground that makes it easy or hard for your feet to stay where you put them as you walk or run
: the base or foundation on which something is established
: a stable position or placing of the feet
: a surface or its condition with respect to one walking or running on it; especially : the condition of a racetrack
a : a place or position providing a base of operations : foothold
b : established position : status; especially : position or rank in relation to others <they all started off on an equal footing>
: terms of social intercourse
: an enlargement at the lower end of a foundation wall, pier, or column to distribute the load
: the sum of a column of figures
Examples of FOOTING
- He lost his footing and fell down the slope.
- Be careful. The footing is slippery there.
First Known Use of FOOTING
Related to FOOTING
- basis, bedrock, bottom, cornerstone, base, foundation, ground, groundwork, keystone, root, underpinning, warp, warp and woof
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