Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun backlog

3 senses of backlog

Sense 1
backlog -- (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))
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 2
backlog -- (the large log at the back of a hearth fire)
       => firewood -- (wood used for fuel; "they collected and cut their own firewood")

Sense 3
reserve, backlog, stockpile -- (something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose)
       => accumulation -- ((finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb backlog

1 sense of backlog

Sense 1
backlog -- (accumulate and create a backlog)
       => accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass -- (collect or gather; "Journals are accumulating in my office"; "The work keeps piling up")

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