Definitions for 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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to move backward
Everyone please back up a little.; to back the car up
to support by saying or showing sth is true
He backed me up in the argument.; The evidence backs up what she's saying.
to make a copy of information on the computer
Ensure the data is backed up.; Back up before you turn off the computer.
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.
Translations for back up
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to support or encourage
The new evidence backed up my arguments.
- يَدْعَم، يُؤَيِّدArabic
- apoiarPortuguese (BR)
- støtte; bakke opDanish
- υποστηρίζω, ενισχύωGreek
- تایید کردنFarsi
- समर्थन करनाHindi
- sostenere, appoggiareItalian
- støtte, bakke oppNorwegian
- تایید کردنPersian
- قبولول، منلPashto
- a susţine, a confirmaRomanian
- stödja, backa uppSwedish
- desteklemek, arkaçıkmakTurkish
- 支持Chinese (Trad.)
- تائید کرنا ، حمایت کرناUrdu
- ủng hộVietnamese
- 支持Chinese (Simp.)
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