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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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. back out

    Synonyms:
    withdraw, retreat, resile, recede, retire

How to pronounce back out?

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How to say back out in sign language?

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How to use back out in a sentence?

  1. Dan Reynolds:

    We're trying to take some time off right now just to reconnect with family and friends. And I mean, we were on the road for really a decade straight. So all of us were just wanting to rediscover what it means to be, you know, a dad or a friend or a son, especially because I had a newborn and our guitarist has a relatively new child as well, so we're trying to just be dads and then, you know, when the itch comes up, I'm sure we'll be back out on the road pretty soon.

  2. 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.

  3. Rick Renteria:

    I think hes fatigued a little bit and we just want to make sure when we get him back out there that hes ready to go.

  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. Terry Greenwald:

    They fall or get hit and are told' be tough' or' get back out there,' as a parent and a former athlete, I wanted him to find a balance, not let little things stop him but also not to try and keep playing if he really was hurt.


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