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Synonyms for backtrack
ˈbækˌtrækback·track

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backtrack, turn back, double backverb

    retrace one's course

    "The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back"

    Synonyms:
    stop, run off, chase away, hold back, retrovert, regress, drive out, revert, invert, check, reverse, double back, drive off, contain, return, drive away, dispel, arrest, turn back

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  1. List of paraphrases for "backtrack":

    reverse

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#272check
#357return
#1038stop
#2700contain
#3815reverse
#7523arrest
#20021revert
#32379invert
#39147regress
#40623dispel
#63313backtrack

How to use backtrack in a sentence?

  1. Antonio Halili:

    Somehow there is a lot of confusion. The President will say 'I will kill them all' then backtrack. So as a mayor it can be confusing what to do. we parade rapists, thieves.

  2. Dan Ritchie:

    When we heard Jim Jordan say Jim Jordan wasn't aware, everyone just thought,' Are you kidding ?' i like Jim Jordan, but I think Jim Jordan took the wrong stance off the get go and now Jim Jordan can't backtrack.

  3. Alex Scott:

    Germany starting to backtrack and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz looking at doing a new deal with Senegal on gas supply. That's a worrying sign for the G7 unity in May for shifting out of fossil fuels, what's happening in Germany at the moment is sending the wrong message.

  4. Alicia Norris:

    Now the team wants to backtrack and say we are being culturally appropriate and we are being respectful of indigenous people by saying no headdresses, and that is a good start, but the fans are still operating as if it is an indigenous-type atmosphere because you are still called the Chiefs. And you can still do this movement that looks like a tomahawk chop, but we are going to call it a drum beat instead. It is kind of silly. Just change it.

  5. Ginette Bott:

    We are hopeful that there are no more candies out there, we are in the process this morning of trying to backtrack through the one million pounds of food we received this month and trace what we can.


Translations for backtrack

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  • отстъпка, отстъпвам, връщам сеBulgarian
  • ZurückverfolgenGerman
  • retroceder, repasar, retrocesoSpanish
  • رد گم کردنPersian
  • ripassare, retrocessione, analizzare, arretrare, retrocedere, rivedere, parcheggiare contropistaItalian
  • breken metDutch
  • отступать, отходитьRussian
  • gå tillbakaSwedish

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