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Synonyms for footing
ˈfʊt ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. footing, terms(noun)

    status with respect to the relations between people or groups

    "on good terms with her in-laws"; "on a friendly footing"

    damage, terms, ground, price, foothold, basis

  2. footing, basis, ground(noun)

    a relation that provides the foundation for something

    "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"

    foundation, ground, terms, primer, background, base, undercoat, basis, solid ground, dry land, groundwork, primer coat, land, priming, soil, reason, flat coat, priming coat, fundament, cornerstone, earth, terra firma, foothold

  3. foothold, footing(noun)

    a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

    terms, beachhead, bridgehead, ground, foothold, basis

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. footing

    standing, status, condition, foundation, foothold

    dislodgment, ousting

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. footing(n.)


  2. footing(n.)

    basis, foundation, ground-work

  3. footing(n.)

    rank, standing, grade, state, status, condition

  4. footing(n.)

    settlement, establishment, stable position

  5. footing(n.)

    sum total (of a column of figures)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. footing(n)

    foothold, rank, status, standing, grade, amount, total, tread, step

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    foot, basis, piano, foundation, base

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How to use footing in a sentence?

  1. Lance Benjamino:

    When I traversed down the mountain I started to lose my footing as well and I slid about 75 to a hundred feet and then I climbed, realistically I crawled down the mountain to find the student who thankfully was conscious and alert. He was banged up pretty bad.

  2. Frank Candelieri:

    I like what he's saying. We need somebody who's aggressive, no pussy-footing around. He gets right to the point. We need somebody who's going to take the damn reins and ride it.

  3. Daniel Silver:

    The longer they wait, the more data they have. If their view is playing out that the economy is on a better footing than suggested by the last payroll report, I think they'd become more likely to hike, we think May is going to prove to be an outlier in terms of job growth and we're going to see some pickup in the coming months, but I think The Federal Reserve wants to see that really before hiking.

  4. Andre Bakhos:

    Being that the market is not on firm footing, this market is susceptible to profit taking and a consolidation period after this quite impressive rally off of the lows in late September.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who has got own legs on a weak financial footing should never give any donation to any foundation even if that might be shown getting a lot of support from the popular people.

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