Backup Meaning

There are 5 meaning(s) for word Backup

Meaning 1 : a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

    Synonyms : accompaniment,  musical accompaniment,  support
Meaning 2 : (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device

    Example : he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased

    Synonyms : computer backup
Meaning 3 : the act of providing approval and support

    Synonyms : backing,  championship,  patronage
Meaning 4 : someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

    Synonyms : backup man,  fill-in,  relief,  reliever,  stand-in,  substitute
Meaning 5 : an accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage

    Example : a traffic backup on the main street,he discovered a backup in the toilet