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Synonyms for backup
ˈbækˌʌp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backup(noun)

    an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage

    "a traffic backup on the main street"; "he discovered a backup in the toilet"

    Synonyms:
    computer backup, substitute, patronage, reliever, accompaniment, backing, support, relief, backup man, musical accompaniment, championship, stand-in, fill-in

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. accompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, support(noun)

    a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

    Synonyms:
    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

  4. 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"

    Synonyms:
    computer backup, substitute, patronage, reliever, accompaniment, backing, support, relief, backup man, musical accompaniment, championship, stand-in, fill-in

  5. backing, backup, championship, patronage(noun)

    the act of providing approval and support

    "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

    Synonyms:
    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

Wiktionary

  1. backup(noun)

    Synonyms:
    spare, stand-in, block, substitute, blockage, reserve, extra, standby

  2. backup(noun)

    standby, reserve or extra

    I am only a backup player.

    Synonyms:
    block, blockage, substitute, stand-in, reserve, spare, extra, standby

  3. backup(noun)

    That is intended as a backup.

    Make a backup copy of that file.

    Synonyms:
    block, spare, blockage, stand-in, reserve, substitute, extra, standby

  4. backup(noun)

    An accumulation of material that halts the flow or movement of something.

    The blockage caused a backup in the plumbing.

    Synonyms:
    block, substitute, spare, reserve, stand-in, blockage

  5. backup(noun)

    reinforcements

    He's got a gun - you better send for backup.

    Synonyms:
    blockage, reserve, substitute, spare, stand-in, block

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    backups, back-up, backup-, backed-up, backing, seat-back, backrest, reinforcements, safeguard

How to pronounce backup?

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British
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Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say backup in sign language?

  1. backup

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#148support
#378title
#656keep
#718trade
#742living
#1378extra
#1547rest
#1662block
#1729funding
#1876documentation
#2206mount
#2268reserve
#2564replacement
#2940relief
#3116backup
#3130supporting
#4442championship
#4819ease
#6032substitute
#6173spare
#6562escort
#8585complement
#9580backing
#13927standby
#15421safeguard
#16121attendant
#16664backups
#16895reinforcement
#17149moderation
#17181comforter
#20225accompaniment
#22272easement
#22368respite
#23358livelihood
#24149clientele
#26379fireman
#26436patronage
#29589easing
#32604concomitant
#35577alleviation
#36640reliever
#37610disdain
#37894blockage
#40340reinforcements
#46056sustenance
#57145backrest
#84637condescension
#103501ministration
#109404succor
#113774succour

How to use backup in a sentence?

  1. Tanya Altmann:

    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.

  2. Andrew Cuomo:

    This is exactly what they do. Deploy the Army Corps of Engineers to come work with states to build temporary medical facilities. Get us backup beds so when the hospital is overwhelmed, we can have some of the people who are in the hospital beds go to a backup medical facility, if you don't do it, you know what is going to happen : You're going to overwhelm the hospitals.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The states should have been building their stockpile. We have almost 10,000 in our stockpile and we've been building it, we've been supplying it. But the states should be building. We're a backup. We're not an ordering clerk.

  4. United States:

    We shall not narrow-mindedly exclude United States chips. We shall grow together. But when there is a supply shortage, we have a backup.

  5. Cheryl Dorsey:

    Why didn't they deploy a Taser? If they didn't have one on scene, they should have had one with an officer who was responding as backup. What was the urgency? There was no exigent circumstance that the officers could not have waited until a Taser arrived on scene.


Translations for backup

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دعمArabic
  • záložní, zálohaCzech
  • Ersatz, Deckung, Backup, Datensicherung, Unterstützung, HilfeGerman
  • copia de seguridad, respaldo, reservaSpanish
  • پشتیبانPersian
  • vara-, varmuuskopioFinnish
  • trygdarritFaroese
  • sauvegardeFrench
  • גיבויHebrew
  • biztonsági mentésHungarian
  • afrit, öryggis-, öryggisafritIcelandic
  • sostituto, backup, copia, riserva, sicurezza, diItalian
  • バックアップ, 予備, 補欠, 控えJapanese
  • 백업Korean
  • reserve, reservekopie, backupDutch
  • kopia zapasowaPolish
  • backup, reserva, becapePortuguese
  • дублёр, резервный, резервное копирование, резерв, резервная копия, бэкап, запаснойRussian
  • säkerhetskopiaSwedish
  • 备用Chinese

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