Synonyms to backer

abettor, Maecenas, accessory, accomplice, accomplice in crime, actuator, admirer, advocate, aficionado, angel, animator, apologist, buff, cajoler, champion, coax, coaxer, coconspirator, cohort, confederate, conspirator, defender, dependence, encourager, endorser, energizer, exponent, fan, favorer, fellow conspirator, firer, friend at court, gadfly, galvanizer, impeller, inducer, inspirer, lover, mainstay, maintainer, mover, moving spirit, paranymph, partisan, patron, persuader, pleader, prime mover, promoter, prompter, protagonist, reliance, second, seconder, sectary, sider, socius criminis, spark, spark plug, sparker, sponsor, stalwart, standby, stimulator, support, supporter, sustainer, sympathizer, tempter, upholder, votary, well-wisher, wheedler, acquaintance, account, acquaintedness, alter ego, amigo, announcement, appreciation, apprehension, associate, awareness, best friend, blue book, bosom friend, briefing, brother, bulletin, casual acquaintance, close acquaintance, close friend, colleague, communication, communique, companion, comrade, confidant, confidante, consciousness, c