Dictionary Results for backup

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"

Hypernym(s): accretion, accumulation

2. backup - 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"

Synonym(s): stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup_man, fill-in

Hypernym(s): peer, equal, match, compeer

3. backup - noun

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

Synonym(s): accompaniment, musical_accompaniment, support

Hypernym(s): part, voice

4. 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"

Synonym(s): computer_backup

Hypernym(s): duplicate, duplication

5. backup - noun

· the act of providing approval and support; "his vigorous backing of the conservatives got him in trouble with progressives"

Synonym(s): backing, championship, patronage

Hypernym(s): blessing, approval, approving

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