- something placed in back or forming a back for support or strength, adhesion, etc.
- support given to a person or cause
- those giving such support
- Slang a musical accompaniment
- Something forming a back: the backing of a carpet.
- a. Support or aid: financial backing.b. Approval or endorsement: The president has backing from the farm belt.
- (music) That which provides support for the main performer
- Present participle of back.
back + -ing