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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. Duncan Burt:

    Our normal automatic response mechanisms came into help manage the event, but the loss of power was so significant that it fell back to a set of secondary back-up systems which resulted in a proportion of electrical demand across the country being disconnected for a short period to help keep the rest of the system safe.

  2. Cindy Shireman:

    She is pushing the abortion agenda to get votes and she's not telling the truth. She has no statistics or facts to back up her statements, and she became very defensive when we confronted her.

  3. Luis Narciso:

    I wonder where she got the strength to overcome so much and prevail, because you need a lot of will power to get back up again.

  4. Ben Le Brun:

    It looks at this stage as if it (oil) has formed a little bit of a bottom and perhaps we're going to see a sustained price in the $30s, maybe trending back up to $40 dollars at some point, the macro picture takes all corners of the globe into account, and those corners seem to be improving ... and that's where I'm seeing the oil price tick higher.

  5. Navajo Police:

    We are working with half the staff other departments are working with in twice the area, so the struggles and hurdles we deal with are immense, but they go out there and do it every day, despite the dangers, despite not having back up close by. They work twice as hard as any officers I know.

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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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