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1. backstop

noun. ['ˈbækˌstɑːp'] a precaution in case of an emergency.

Synonyms

  • precaution
  • safeguard

Antonyms

  • injudiciousness
  • agree
  • inactivity

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Words that Rhyme with Backstop

  • alltop
  • blacktop
  • bookstop
  • countertop
  • countertop
  • daytop
  • desktop
  • hilltop
  • laptop
  • mountaintop
  • rolltop
  • rooftop
  • shortstop
  • tabletop

Example sentences of the word backstop


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will want to set this backstop by trying a few teeth at a time.

2. backstop

verb. ['ˈbækˌstɑːp'] act as a backstop.

Antonyms

  • inaction

3. backstop

noun. ['ˈbækˌstɑːp'] (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field.

Synonyms

  • fencing

Antonyms

  • underact
  • tightness

4. backstop

noun. ['ˈbækˌstɑːp'] (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher.

Synonyms

  • infielder

Antonyms

  • immovableness
  • stay in place
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