Footing

What is Footing ?

Footing is (noun) 1. a safe place for your feet She lost her footing on the cliff path, and fell fifty feet into the sea. 2. to be on an equal footing with someone to be at the same stage or level as someone All applicants are on an equal footing. to put things on a firm footing to make things solid We want to make sure the business is on a firm footing.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level