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Synonyms for back up

Synonyms for (verb) back up

Synonyms: back, back up Definition: establish as valid or genuine Usage: Can you back up your claims?

Similar words: affirm, substantiate, support, sustain, corroborate, confirm Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts Usage: his story confirmed my doubts; The evidence supports the defendant

Synonyms: clog, clog up, choke, choke off, congest, foul, back up Definition: become or cause to become obstructed Usage: The leaves clog our drains in the Fall; The water pipe is backed up

Similar words: jam, close up, block, impede, obstruct, obturate, occlude Definition: block passage through Usage: obstruct the path

Synonyms: back up Definition: make a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security copy Usage: You'd better back up these files!

Similar words: re-create, copy Definition: make a replica of Usage: copy that drawing; re-create a picture by Rembrandt

Synonyms: back down, back off, back up Definition: move backwards from a certain position Usage: The bully had to back down

Similar words: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back Definition: pull back or move away or backward Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb