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Synonyms for back up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. support, back up(verb)

    give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

    "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, congest, tolerate, choke, foul, support, plunk for, hold up, endure, choke off, back, stick out, back down, clog, fend for, patronise, clog up, keep going, put up, corroborate, endorse, stomach, defend, confirm, bear out, back off, affirm, subscribe, brook, indorse, suffer, stand, sustain, patronize, underpin, substantiate, hold, plump for, patronage, bear

  2. back up, back off, back down(verb)

    move backwards from a certain position

    "The bully had to back down"

    Synonyms:
    back, choke off, foul, clog, back off, chicken out, bow out, support, back down, clog up, congest, pull out, choke

  3. back, back up(verb)

    establish as valid or genuine

    "Can you back up your claims?"

    Synonyms:
    second, bet on, gage, foul, clog up, plump for, support, congest, back off, plunk for, game, choke off, back, indorse, stake, choke, clog, punt, endorse, back down

  4. back up(verb)

    make a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security copy

    "You'd better back up these files!"

    Synonyms:
    back, choke off, foul, clog, back off, support, back down, clog up, congest, choke

  5. clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul(verb)

    become or cause to become obstructed

    "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"

    Synonyms:
    contaminate, drop dead, strangle, pop off, gag, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, clot, choke, foul, throttle, support, cash in one's chips, fret, befoul, kick the bucket, expire, choke off, back, pass away, perish, croak, clog, conk, asphyxiate, defile, clog up, snuff it, decease, maculate, back down, go, choke down, constipate, pass, exit, back off, die, pollute, suffocate, overload, congest, scrag, stifle, choke back

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. back up

    Synonyms:
    support, sustain, assist, aid, help, BACK

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How to use back up in a sentence?

  1. Victor Matheson:

    Everyone is hoping that we will be able to pick things back up right where we left off, i don't know that any economist has a good answer for that right now.

  2. Bryden Teich:

    A lot of those more long-term defensive names that snapped down early in the week, you're seeing bounce back up today, that's what's helping push the market up.

  3. Alex Thomson:

    We suddenly got hit by a rogue wave and then within a flash the boat was upside down, we were upside down for about a minute and a half before the keel turned it back up the right way.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    You know, I'm not going to lie that, you know, it hurts. It stings, but, you know, my grandfather, my uncle and my dad, if they taught me anything on politics, you get back up and you fight again. And so, you know, I'm focused on my job in Texas.

  5. Ben Carson:

    You take somebody that has the right mindset, you can take everything from them and put them on the street, and I guarantee in a little while they'll be right back up there, and you take somebody with the wrong mindset, you can give them everything in the world, they'll work their way right back down to the bottom.


Translations for back up

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  • sichernGerman
  • αντιγράφων ασφαλείαςGreek
  • peruuttaaFinnish
  • sauvegarder, reculer, sauvegarde, faire marche arrièreFrench
  • teruggaan, achteruitrijdenDutch
  • da înapoiRomanian
  • делать резервное копирование, возвращаться, делать бэкап, давать задний ход, возвращать, забэкапить, двигаться назад, сдавать назадRussian
  • yedeklemekTurkish
  • sao lưuVietnamese

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