an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage
"a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"
stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in(noun)
someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
"the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
backup man, rest period, second-stringer, stand-in, respite, support, accompaniment, ease, rest, succour, allayer, assuagement, relief pitcher, musical accompaniment, rilievo, easing, replacement, reserve, easement, reliever, relief, alleviation, fill-in, succor, comforter, substitute, relievo, moderation, computer backup, ministration, sculptural relief, embossment, championship, backing, patronage, fireman
accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, support(noun)
a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
fill-in, financial backing, reenforcement, reinforcement, patronage, escort, living, supporting, complement, keep, accompaniment, livelihood, support, bread and butter, co-occurrence, backup man, reliever, musical accompaniment, backing, financial support, sustenance, funding, championship, concomitant, computer backup, relief, stand-in, documentation, attendant, substitute
backup, computer backup(noun)
(computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device
"he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)
the act of providing approval and support
"his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"
fill-in, financial backing, patronage, relief, funding, financial support, accompaniment, disdain, support, backup man, reliever, title, musical accompaniment, backing, condescension, trade, championship, mount, computer backup, business, stand-in, clientele, substitute
standby, reserve or extra
I am only a backup player.
That is intended as a backup.
Make a backup copy of that file.
An accumulation of material that halts the flow or movement of something.
The blockage caused a backup in the plumbing.
He's got a gun - you better send for backup.
Words popularity by usage frequency
How to use backup in a sentence?
I'll tell you how that happened. When I was a dancer, Monique Van Vooren had a nightclub act and she uses three guys as backup. She'd sing French and we would dance and provide vocals. She would introduce us at the end of the show and one night she said to me, 'You know, I don't really like ‘Ronnie.' I think you are more ‘Christopher.' Do you mind if I call you Christopher?" I said, "Call me anything you like, just don't call me late for lunch.
There should be failsafe backup systems that kick in right away, nobody needs to get in on a specific date but sometimes people need to get out. If you had to get out today it could have been an issue.
As short-term backup clocks start to desynchronize with each other ... cell phone towers start to fail, IT networks slow down or fail, financial systems are impacted, management of the electrical grid becomes problematic. That is the really scary part.
Pacific Gas and Electric as we know it may or may not be able to figure this out. If they can not, we are not going to sit around and be passive, if Pacific Pacific Gas and Electric and Electric is unable to secure Pacific Gas and Electric own fate and future... then the state will prepare Pacific Gas and Electric as backup for a scenario where we do that job for them.
Many parents are going to get sick, so what's the game plan ? How are we going to isolate them and who's going to be the backup parent ? You need to know what to do so you're not panicked and struggling if one parent gets a fever in the middle of the night.
Translations for backup
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- záložní, zálohaCzech
- Ersatz, Deckung, Backup, Datensicherung, Unterstützung, HilfeGerman
- copia de seguridad, respaldo, reservaSpanish
- vara-, varmuuskopioFinnish
- biztonsági mentésHungarian
- afrit, öryggis-, öryggisafritIcelandic
- sostituto, backup, copia, riserva, sicurezza, diItalian
- バックアップ, 予備, 補欠, 控えJapanese
- reserve, reservekopie, backupDutch
- kopia zapasowaPolish
- backup, reserva, becapePortuguese
- дублёр, резервный, резервное копирование, резерв, резервная копия, бэкап, запаснойRussian
Get even more translations for backup »
Find a translation for the backup synonym in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)