Definitions for back up
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word back up
support, back up(verb)
give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to
"She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
back up, back off, back down(verb)
move backwards from a certain position
"The bully had to back down"
back, back up(verb)
establish as valid or genuine
"Can you back up your claims?"
make a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security copy
"You'd better back up these files!"
clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul(verb)
become or cause to become obstructed
"The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
To move backwards, especially for a vehicle to do so.
To move a vehicle backwards.
To undo one's actions.
To reconsider one's thoughts.
To copy (data) as a security measure.
To provide support or the promise of support.
For the non-striker to take a few steps down the pitch, in preparation to taking a run, just as the bowler bowls the ball.
For a fielder to position himself behind the wicket (relative to a team-mate who is throwing the ball at the wicket) so as to stop the ball, and prevent overthrows.
to halt the flow or movement of something.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Just to see Old Glory go back up over Cuba.
The seed vault is the back-up of the back-up.
They lack credibility when they don't back up words with action.
Kick a man who's down and he's bound to kill you if he ever gets back up
These records back up the validity of our story and we stand by our story.
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