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Synonyms for footing
ˈfʊt ɪŋfoot·ing

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. footing

    standing, status, condition, foundation, foothold

    dislodgment, ousting

Princeton's WordNet

  1. footing, termsnoun

    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, groundnoun

    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, footingnoun

    a place providing support for the foot in standing or climbing

    terms, beachhead, bridgehead, ground, foothold, basis

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  1. footingnoun


  2. footingnoun

    basis, foundation, ground-work

  3. footingnoun

    rank, standing, grade, state, status, condition

  4. footingnoun

    settlement, establishment, stable position

  5. footingnoun

    sum total (of a column of figures)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. footingnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "footing":

    foot, basis, piano, foundation, base

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  1. Stefan Ljubisavljevic:

    Their main aim is to get the domestic coal industry on surer footing in the first instance, but if they manage to go some way towards doing that and exports are viable following currency devaluation, then it (exports) certainly looks much more likely than it did a week ago.

  2. Baroness Neville-Jones:

    Now that it's functioning well, we're not so worried about it. Earlier on, when we first came in [to government], people were extremely worried, the country is definitely on a better footing now than it was five years ago.

  3. Steve Halloran:

    We have to look at the historic surroundings of when the Constitution was drafted in Philadelphia in 1787 and understand full well what the Founding Fathers had in mind for the states to have equal footing with the Congress in proposing amendments.

  4. Bill Stone:

    You are in a place where the U.S. economy is a little softer, at least the data we are getting. I would argue it is still on solid footing, it is just we are in a bit of an ebb and the market is kind of ebbing with it a little bit.

  5. Arnold Donald:

    As we continue our discussions with Cuba, and in anticipation of Fathom travelers being on equal footing with those who travel by air, we are accepting bookings from all travelers, including Cuba-born individuals, however, if Cuba’s decision is delayed beyond May 1, we will delay the start of our sailings.

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