Definitions For Backup


  • The act of providing approval and support
  • (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device
  • A musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
  • Someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
  • An accumulation caused by clogging or a stoppage
  • A person or thing that can be used to replace or support another person or thing
  • Help or support provided by additional people or things
  • A situation in which the flow of something (such as traffic) becomes blocked

Is Backup a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Backup is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Backup in a Sentence

  • His role on the team is to be a backup to the regular quarterback.
  • We have an extra radio as a backup in case this one doesn't work.
  • We have an extra radio for backup.

Synonyms for Backup

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