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Synonyms for backer
ˈbæk ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. angel, backer(noun)

    invests in a theatrical production

    Synonyms:
    saint, angel, holy person, holy man

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. backer

    An adherent is one who is devoted or attached to a person, party, principle, cause, creed, or the like. One may be an aider and supporter of a party or church, while not an adherent to all its doctrines or claims. An ally is more independent still, as he may differ on every point except the specific ground of union. The Allies who overthrew Napoleon were united only against him. Allies are regarded as equals; adherents and disciples are followers. The adherent depends more on his individual judgment, the disciple is more subject to command and instruction; thus we say the disciples rather than the adherents of Christ. Partisan has the narrow and odious sense of adhesion to a party, right or wrong. One may be an adherent or supporter of a party and not a partisan. Backer is a sporting and theatrical word, personal in its application, and not in the best usage. Compare ACCESSORY.

    Synonyms:
    adherent, aid, aider, ally, disciple, follower, partisan, supporter

    Antonyms:
    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, deserter, enemy, hater, opponent, renegade, traitor

    Preposition:
    Adherents to principle; adherents of Luther.

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    patron

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How to use backer in a sentence?

  1. Bill Gates:

    I'm pleased to have been an early backer of Bill Gross's novel solar concentration technology, its capacity to achieve the high temperatures required for these processes is a promising development in the quest to one day replace fossil fuel.

  2. President Obama:

    Time and again this election, Jeb Bush has been outshone by more charismatic candidates. On Monday, there was a slight variation on the story. Once again, Jeb was outdone by a much more talented politician, but this time, it was a backer and not a rival: Jeb’s big brother George W. Bush. It was the former president’s first appearance on the campaign trail this cycle, and it came just a few days before the South Carolina Republican primary, which is shaping up to be a make-or-break moment for Jeb. President Bush, along with his wife Laura and Senator Lindsey Graham, helped pack 3,000 people in for a rally in North Charleston. It’s proof that his popularity endures in South Carolina, but it’s too early to tell whether that popularity will prove transferrable.

  3. New Zealand-born McEwan:

    As someone born outside the UK, I see one of this country's biggest strengths as its openness to the rest of the world, and the people of it. As a major employer and backer of the economy we have a duty to ensure that we reflect that, the diversity of those who make up this bank at every level is key to our success. In uncertain times I want to ensure that everyone understands that.

  4. Nick Heras:

    This is just another example of the almost Shakespearian drama that has unfolded between Nick Heras and Turkey since 2016, there is a real sentiment within the pro-Erdogan camp that the US was covertly a backer of the 2016 coup against Erdogan Erdogan.

  5. United States:

    This is just another example of the almost Shakespearian drama that has unfolded between United States and Turkey since 2016, there is a real sentiment within the pro-Erdogan camp that the US was covertly a backer of the 2016 coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


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