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Another word for backer

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Noun
  1. A person who supports or champions an activity, cause, or institution, for example

      1. A person who has given help, esp. financial help; patron
      2. One that gives aid, especially financial aid.
      1. A benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.
      2. A person who backs, supports or champions a cause, activity or institution.
      3. A person (thing) instrumental in the creation or growth of something.
      1. Something thought of as like a friend in being helpful, reliable, etc.
      2. A member of the Society of Friends; a Quaker.
      3. One who supports, sympathizes with, or patronizes a group, cause, or movement:
      1. A noble or wealthy person in ancient Rome who granted favor and protection to someone in exchange for certain services.
      2. A person corresponding in some respects to a father; protector; benefactor
      3. One that supports, protects, or champions someone or something, such as an institution, event, or cause; a sponsor or benefactor:
      1. A godfather or godmother; person who answers for a child, as at baptism, making the profession of faith and the promises prescribed
      2. In some Christian denominations, a person who acts as patron for someone being confirmed
      3. One that finances a project, event, or organization directed by another person or group, such as a business enterprise that pays for radio or television programming in return for advertising time.
      1. A thing that supports
      2. A person who supports; advocate; adherent; partisan
      3. One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
      1. A person regarded as being as beautiful, good, innocent, etc. as an angel
      2. A kind and lovable person.
      3. One who manifests goodness, purity, and selflessness.
    See also:

    help

  2. One who assumes financial responsibility for another

      1. A person who makes or gives a guaranty or guarantee
      2. One, such as a person or corporation, that makes or gives a promise, assurance, or pledge typically relating to quality, durability, or performance.
      3. A person, or company, that gives a guarantee.
      1. A pledge committing a person to the payment of another's debt or the fulfillment of another's obligation in the event of default
      2. A guarantee to perform something in a specified way.
      3. Something given or held as security
      1. One that finances a project, event, or organization directed by another person or group, such as a business enterprise that pays for radio or television programming in return for advertising time.
      2. A godfather or godmother; person who answers for a child, as at baptism, making the profession of faith and the promises prescribed
      3. A business firm or other agency that alone or with others pays the costs of a radio or television program on which it advertises or promotes something
      1. A pledge or formal promise made to secure against loss, damage, or default; a security.
      2. One who has contracted to be responsible for another, especially one who assumes responsibilities or debts in the event of another party's default.
      3. Something beyond doubt; a certainty.
      1. One that guarantees the purchase of a full issue of stocks or bonds.
      2. A person who underwrites issues of stocks, bonds, etc.
      3. A person who underwrites, or finances something
      1. A radar echo from something other than an aircraft, as from birds or rain
      2. A representation of such a being, especially in Christianity, conventionally in the image of a human figure with a halo and wings.
      3. A person regarded as being as beautiful, good, innocent, etc. as an angel
    See also:

    law

    support

Another word for backer

Noun
      1. A business firm or other agency that alone or with others pays the costs of a radio or television program on which it advertises or promotes something
      2. A person or agency that undertakes certain responsibilities in connection with some other person or some group or activity, as in being a proponent, endorser, advisor, underwriter, surety, etc.
      3. In some Christian denominations, a person who acts as patron for someone being confirmed
      1. A person who has given help, esp. financial help; patron
      2. One that gives aid, especially financial aid.
      1. One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
      2. A person who supports, promotes, advocates or champions a cause or movement; an adherent.
      3. An athletic supporter.
      1. A person who follows another's beliefs or teachings; disciple
      2. A servant or attendant
      3. One who has a strong interest or pays close attention to something: