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  1. back up, back off, back downverb

    move backwards from a certain position

    "The bully had to back down"

    Synonyms:
    back, choke off, foul, clog, chicken out, back up, bow out, support, back down, clog up, congest, pull out, choke

  2. chicken out, back off, pull out, back down, bow outverb

    remove oneself from an obligation

    "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"

    Synonyms:
    pull, pull up, extract, chicken out, back up, bow out, draw out, withdraw, back down, take out, get out, draw, pull out

How to use back off in a sentence?

  1. Elizabeth Warren:

    I just think it is highly unethical for the President's personal lawyer to go meet with officials from foreign government to see if they can influence somehow the upcoming presidential election, we've had enough of that and Rudy Giuliani should just back off.

  2. Vali Nasr:

    The Taliban may be trying to slacken the resolve of the military by suggesting that there could be a tremendous human costs to the military offensive and create public pressure on the military to back off from this offensive, but it may actually ricochet on them.

  3. Flavio Volpe:

    How do you get a bully to back off when their foot is on your neck? Do you plead with them or do you bite the foot?

  4. Rachel Notley:

    They can't mess with Alberta, the investors who are behind this pipeline now will not back off.

  5. Jeon Kyong-man:

    Kim is talking to Trump because he needs to get the United States to back off sanctions. After that, headlines will be all about Kim and Xi Jinping.

How to pronounce back off?

Alex
US English
Daniel
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Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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