Meaning of FOOTING in English


n.1 a foothold; a secure position (lost his footing).

2 the basis on which an enterprise is established or operates; the position or status of a person in relation to others (on an equal footing).

3 the foundations of a wall, usu. with a course of brickwork wider than the base of the wall.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.