Word:

back up

back´ up
v. i.1.to move in a reverse direction; - used of vehicles or animals.
2.to accumulate due to a blockage of flow; as, a traffic backup due to an accident; a sewage backup.
v. t.1.to serve as a backup{3} for (another person or persons); as, the patrolmen backed up the detectives as they went inside to make the arrest; the center fielder backed up the shortstop on the play.
2.(Computers) to make a backup{5} of; as, the sysop backed up the purchasing data files every night.
Verb1.back up - give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to; "She supported him during the illness"; "Her children always backed her up"
Synonyms: support
2.back up - move backwards from a certain position; "The bully had to back down"
Synonyms: back down, back off
3.back up - establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"
Synonyms: back
4.back up - make a copy of (a computer file) especially for storage in another place as a security cop; "You'd better back up these files!"
5.back up - become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
advance, aid, assist, back, backing, backup, boost, buy at, championship, encourage, endorse, frequent, further, help, indorse, patronage, patronise, patronize, promote, second, shop, shop at, sponsor, support, undergird
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-- back up --
Back-acting steam engine
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Back-biting
back-blast
Back-bond
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