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Synonyms for back out

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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. backout

How to use back out in a sentence?

  1. De Grasse:

    Felt like I didn't have a great start but somehow I ended up finishing the race well, i found De Grasse in the back( out of the blocks) and had to go to my next gear.

  2. Aman Dhanda:

    I felt like my message was sent, it was a little fulfilling to see a Hillary banner up there for a while. I took a few pictures of that. So he switched it back out today and I think I will leave mine down for the time being.

  3. Robbie Williams:

    You have to go back out to your car and come back in, which is kind of ridiculous because it’s really not regulating anything, you can buy the entire store if you wanted, as long as you’re willing to go back out to your car and come back in.

  4. Bill Taylor:

    I let them know up front going into the meeting that I had not decided whether to accept the offer to go back out to Kiev because I was troubled by what I was hearing, not just this Rudy Giuliani article, but I was troubled by other things as well and I made this clear to both, both Mr. Ulrich Brechbuhl and Secretary Mike Pompeo.

  5. Matthew Smith of Fortify Rights:

    Governments in the region are playing human ping-pong, pushing boats back out to sea while claiming to crackdown on human trafficking, all governments have a responsibility to protect survivors of trafficking and asylum seekers. No government can credibly claim to be combating trafficking while simultaneously creating a ready pool of desperate and insecure people at sea.

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