Words Like BACKUP

We have put together a list of words that are similar to BACKUP.

23 Alternative Words Similar to backup

1 Substitute Noun      Synonym Words Like Substitute
2 Relief Noun      Synonym Words Like Relief
3 Reliever Noun      Synonym Words Like Reliever
4 Accompaniment Noun      Synonym Words Like Accompaniment
5 Support Noun      Synonym Words Like Support
6 Backing Noun      Synonym Words Like Backing
7 Championship Noun      Synonym Words Like Championship
8 Patronage Noun      Synonym Words Like Patronage
9 Accretion Noun      Synonym Words Like Accretion
10 Accumulation Noun      Synonym Words Like Accumulation
11 Approval Noun      Synonym Words Like Approval
12 Approving Noun      Synonym Words Like Approving
13 Blessing Noun      Synonym Words Like Blessing
14 Duplicate Noun      Synonym Words Like Duplicate
15 Equal Noun      Synonym Words Like Equal
16 Match Noun      Synonym Words Like Match
17 Part Noun      Synonym Words Like Part
18 Voice Noun      Synonym Words Like Voice
19 Alternate Noun      Hyponym Words Like Alternate
20 Surrogate Noun      Hyponym Words Like Surrogate
21 Replacement Noun      Hyponym Words Like Replacement
22 Double Noun      Hyponym Words Like Double
23 Locum Noun      Hyponym

6 examples of backup

1 there was no backup for the electrical supply; a backup motor; a backup generator
2 the policeman called for backup when he was fired on
3 backup copy
4 they performed a full system backup every weekend
5 he discovered a backup in the toilet
6 we need extra employees for summer fill-ins

10 definitions of backup

1 anything kept in reserve to serve as a substitute in case of failure or unavailability of the normal or primary object; -- used for devices, plans, people, etc. Also used attributively.
2 a musician or group of musicians accompanying a soloist, whether vocalists or instrumentalists.
3 a person or group of persons serving as reinforcement for another or others.
4 an accumulation, overflow, or reverse flow (in traffic or a liquid flow system) caused by a stoppage or other malfunction.
5 A copy of a program or data from a computer onto a data-storage medium, usually one that may be removed to safe storage at a distance from the computer; it is used to preserve data for use in the contingency that the original data on the computer may be lost or become unusable. A backup that is removed from the building housing the computer system (to provide protection against loss of data in a disastrous event such as a fire) is called off-site backup. Also used attributively.
6 The act or process of creating a backup{5}.
7 a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
8 an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage
9 (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device
10 the act of providing approval and support
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