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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

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How to use back off in a sentence?

  1. Valtteri Bottas:

    We were racing hard, obviously, and of course I ’m not going to back off, I ’m fighting for the positions. I was calculating the risk, I think there was a decent possibility to get through. But, hey, it ended up like this.

  2. Yannis Dragasakis:

    Our objective is a viable solution inside the euro, we will not back off from the red lines we have set.

  3. 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.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    Now is no time to back off, the virus will decide.

  5. Ken Polcari:

    The focus is going to continue to be on earnings and what the message is and so far the message hasn't been that great, if they continue to be what they are, these kind of lackluster reports, the market is going to get exhausted and it is going to back off. It is going to be an important week just for direction.

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