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Princeton's WordNet

  1. back out(verb)

    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, 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"

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. back out

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. back out

    withdraw, retreat, resile, recede, retire

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  1. Golden State coach Steve Kerr:

    I didn't like the way he was moving when he went back out for the third quarter, he wanted to stay in but he wasn't moving well so we weren't going to play him regardless.

  2. Jim Paulsen:

    If you were pricing this thing for a recession, you've got to take it back out.

  3. Dean Angelo:

    People in New York know they’re going away if they get locked up with a gun. Here, it’s happened before and I’m back out. I make bond and I’m back out, there’s really no serious repercussion and I hope that changes.

  4. Philip Hammond:

    This isn't going to be done in three months or six months. It's going to take a year, two years to push ISIL (IS) back out of Iraq but we are doing the things that need to be done in order to turn the tide.

  5. Bethany Moultry:

    In just one day, we had 85 packages on our doorstep, i would say 95 % of that stuff is already back out with the people that need it. That is how quickly we were able to turn it around.

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