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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

How to pronounce back up?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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How to use back up in a sentence?

  1. Former President Bill Clinton:

    What it means is ‘I’ll give you an economy you had 50 years ago, and I’ll move you back up on the social totem pole and other people down,’.

  2. Elizabeth Warren:

    I started out down 19 points, and I had never run for anything before. But every time I got knocked down, I got back up, and I got knocked down again and I got back up. Even on Election Day, people were saying, too close to call, not sure if we're going to do this. I beat him by seven and a half points, there's another unwinnable fight.

  3. Adam Troso:

    There's still an opportunity (for the value) to go back up to where you expect it to be. That's how an underwriter would explain it to his clients.

  4. Scott Morrison:

    The next step beyond this will be to build confidence and momentum that will see our economy get back up and running and get Australians back up on their feet and moving ahead with confidence.

  5. Anthony Rigozzi:

    They will have used meat out and just hang it back up after the health department tells them to take it down, they will put it right back up as soon as they leave. When contacted by WWMT, Su Casa’s owner Edgar Suarez admitted that he does in fact re-serve food—but he just didn’t know any better.


Translations for back up

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  • sichernGerman
  • αντιγράφων ασφαλείαςGreek
  • peruuttaaFinnish
  • sauvegarder, reculer, sauvegarde, faire marche arrièreFrench
  • kembaliIndonesian
  • 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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