Translation of back up in Spanish:

back up

respaldar, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(support)

      (efforts/person) respaldar
      (efforts/person) apoyar
      he backed up his theory with hard facts presentó hechos concretos que respaldan su teoría
      • her account is backed up by evidence hay pruebas que respaldan / confirman su versión

    • 1.2Computing

      (file) hacer una copia de seguridad de

    • 1.3(reverse)

      to back up the car echar reversa

  • 2

    • 2.1

      dar marcha atrás
      echar reversa Mexico Colombia
      meter reversa Mexico Colombia

    • 2.2(form tailback)

      the traffic was backed up as far as … la cola / la caravana de coches se extendía hasta …