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Synonyms for backstopˈbækˌstɒp

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  1. catcher, backstop(noun)

    (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher

    backstop, catcher

  2. backstop(noun)

    (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field


  3. backstop(verb)

    a precaution in case of an emergency


  4. backstop(verb)

    act as a backstop

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