Meaning of backup

  1. help or support.
    no police backup could be expected
  2. a copy of a file or other item of data made in case the original is lost or damaged.
    make a backup of any important files
    a backup copy
  3. an accumulation of something caused by a blockage, as in traffic or water.
    there are long backups on all routes

Information about backup

Hyphenation of backup


  • It consists of 1 syllables and 6 chars.
  • backup is a word monosyllabic because it has one syllable

backup synonyms

Meaning stand-in:

substitute, relief, reliever

Meaning accompaniment:

accompaniment, support

Meaning backing:

backing, championship, patronage

Meaning the action of helping someone to do something:


Meaning the action of helping someone by sharing work:


Meaning help, typically of a practical nature:


Meaning extra personnel sent to increase the strength of an army or similar force:


Meaning a member of the military reserve:


Translation of backup

Words that rhyme with backup

crackup, stackup, checkup, tcheckup, kickup, pickup, stickup, wickup, cockup, knockup, lockup, mockup, fuckup

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