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Synonyms for back away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw(verb)

    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

    "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"

    Synonyms:
    recall, retract, call in, draw back, take away, sequester, swallow, withdraw, back out, draw off, remove, seclude, take, retire, draw, take back, pull back, call back, retrograde, crawfish, move back, retreat, sequestrate, recede, bow out, pull away, take out, adjourn, pull in one's horns, unsay, crawfish out, disengage

Wiktionary

  1. back away(verb)

    Synonyms:
    retreat

  2. back away(verb)

    To move in a direction opposite where one is facing, keeping some (or most) of your attention on the thing in front being avoided.

    Synonyms:
    retreat

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How to use back away in a sentence?

  1. Vicki Cowart:

    We share the concerns of many Americans that extremists are creating a poisonous environment that feeds domestic terrorism in this country. We will never back away from providing care in a safe, supportive environment that millions of people rely on and trust.

  2. Marcus Hicks:

    I cautioned my force to back away from pushing it too hard is because the resource rich environment that we enjoyed in Iraq and Afghanistan exists virtually nowhere in West Africa.

  3. Ray Conner:

    To not have that, we’re just tying one hand behind our back, as far as I'm concerned, the competition is not going to back away from that kind of financing.

  4. Bruce Barcott:

    The thing that I still come back away with is how close so many people feel to the mountain Mt. Rainier emotionally and psychically, and yet how far away the world is when you're on the mountain.

  5. Pete Buttigieg:

    Joe Biden should be moving 60 % of Joe Biden seapower to that area of the world, joe Biden're not looking for a war, but Joe Biden've got to make clear, Joe Biden are a Pacific power, and Joe Biden are not going to back away.


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