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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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How to say backup in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#148support
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#656keep
#718trade
#742living
#1378extra
#1547rest
#1662block
#1729funding
#1876documentation
#2206mount
#2268reserve
#2564replacement
#2940relief
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#3130supporting
#4442championship
#4819ease
#6032substitute
#6173spare
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#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. Dana Goward:

    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.

  2. Lauren Nathan:

    But those houses already had offers on them, it was crazy. There isn't a lot on the market, so maybe they are trying to get a bidding war going or secure backup offers.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A woman should give a valid, backup REASON not mere one-sided, demanding CONDITION to a man who she wants treating her like a queen.

  4. Fox Sports:

    Before the start of the bottom of the fourth inning ... a rare electronics failure caused both the primary and backup generators inside the Fox Sports production compound to lose power, the issue was immediately addressed, although it resulted in the audience missing one at-bat during the time needed to switch to (the) international feed, powered by a different generator on site.

  5. Dmitry Alekseenko:

    This rig can't be torn out of moorings, even with a 9-point tsunami, and we've even considered that if it does go inland, there is a backup system that can keep the reactor cooling for 24 hours without an electricity supply.


Translations for backup

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  • 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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