Synonyms and Antonyms of backing

  1. 1 an act or instance of helping the teacher's backing on the science project was invaluable Synonyms abetment, aid, assist, assistance, help, boost, hand, helping hand, leg up, lift, supportRelated Words advancement, encouragement, facilitation, forwarding, furtherance, furthering, nurturance; benefaction, patronage, promotion, sponsorship; advice, care, counsel, guidance, mentoring; attendance, attention, hand-holding, service; beneficence, charity, favor, kindness, philanthropy; assuagement, palliation, relief, succorNear Antonyms constraint, frustration, inhibition, interference, obstruction, repression, restraint; deterrence, discouragementAntonyms hindrance

  2. 2 the financial support and general guidance for an undertaking the museum exhibition would not have been possible without corporate backing Synonyms aegis (also egis), auspice, patronage, sponsorshipRelated Words bankrolling, endowment, financing, funding, subsidy; encouragement, fosterage; aid, assistance, help

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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