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1. backlog

noun. ['ˈbæˌklɑːg, ˈbæˌklɔg'] an accumulation of jobs not done or materials not processed that are yet to be dealt with (especially unfilled customer orders for products or services).

Synonyms

  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • collection

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • communicativeness
  • fauna
  • flora

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • log (English)
  • logge (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Backlog

  • analog
  • analogue
  • catalogue
  • dialogue
  • epilogue
  • monologue
  • travelogue

Example sentences of the word backlog


1. Noun, singular or mass
It will take about a day to receive your digital TIN ID unless there is a backlog of applicants.

2. Verb, base form
This can cause your computer to backlog your commands.

Quotes containing the word backlog


1. I've managed to bring the backlog down to a mere sixty-eight years,"she announced with some small sense of achievement. "I hope to be able to start marking the papers of pupils who are still alive by the end of the decade.
- Jasper Fforde, Shades of Grey

2. backlog

verb. ['ˈbæˌklɑːg, ˈbæˌklɔg'] accumulate and create a backlog.

Synonyms

  • cumulate
  • gather
  • amass
  • accumulate
  • pile up

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • uncombined
  • spread
  • diverge

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • log (English)
  • logge (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. backlog

noun. ['ˈbæˌklɑːg, ˈbæˌklɔg'] something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose.

Synonyms

  • reserve
  • reserve account
  • accumulation
  • stockpile
  • bank
  • reserve fund

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • decrease
  • decrement
  • mistrust

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • log (English)
  • logge (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. backlog

noun. ['ˈbæˌklɑːg, ˈbæˌklɔg'] the large log at the back of a hearth fire.

Synonyms

  • firewood

Antonyms

  • disbelieve
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • log (English)
  • logge (Middle English (1100-1500))
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