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  1. back outverb

    move out of a space backwards

    "He backed out of the driveway"

    crawfish, pull in one's horns, retreat, back away, withdraw, crawfish out, pull back

  2. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdrawverb

    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"

    recall, retract, call in, draw back, take away, sequester, swallow, withdraw, back away, 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

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  1. back out

    [Colloquial.] withdraw from a bargain, not keep a promise, not stand to an engagement

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  1. back out

    withdraw, retreat, resile, recede, retire

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  1. Tyler Rogers:

    That was huge to get right back out there and not have to try to forget about it another day, man, it’s just so cool to see all the guys in the clubhouse happy for me, and I’m happy for all them. Kapler showing the trust in me was huge for my confidence.

  2. Gloria Chaplin:

    And then he ran back out, and just a [second], it all happened between 4 and by 4:30 the police were here. It all happened so quick.

  3. The Post:

    These officers did something that was extraordinarily brave.They did it as part of their commitment. These officers had just come off their shift and upon hearing this call went back out in search of these criminals. The work they do is so profoundly important in this instance where they went above and beyond the call to protect their fellow New Yorkers.

  4. Sandra Ramsey:

    It takes time and relationships to get these people ... to come in on terribly cold nights, but then they go back out.

  5. Kevin Durant:

    I'm just excited to get back out there with my teammates, it was a long 6-1/2 trying to get better and get my foot right.

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