Definition of 'back up'
Example sentences containing 'back up'
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The notion that our southern friends take more risks seems to be backed up by the statistics. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are fears that stinking sewage may back up into homes and businesses. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'back up'
British English: back up /bæk ʌp/ VERB
If someone or something backs up a statement, they show that it is true.
He didn't have any proof to back up his story.
- American English: back up
- Arabic: يُسَانِدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: apoiar
- Chinese: 支持
- Croatian: podržati
- Czech: doložit
- Danish: støtte
- Dutch: ondersteunen
- European Spanish: respaldar
- Finnish: tukea
- French: soutenir
- German: unterstützen
- Greek: υποστηρίζω
- Italian: avvalorare
- Japanese: 支援する
- Korean: (…)을 뒷받침하다
- Norwegian: støtte
- Polish: potwierdzić
- European Portuguese: apoiar
- Romanian: a susține
- Russian: подтверждать
- Spanish: respaldar
- Swedish: styrka
- Thai: สนับสนุน
- Turkish: destek olmak
- Ukrainian: підтримувати
- Vietnamese: chứng minh
Definition of back up from the Collins English Dictionary
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