Definitions for back out

Definitions for (verb) back out

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

Definition: make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

Usage: 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

Main entry: back out

Definition: move out of a space backwards

Usage: He backed out of the driveway

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