back off


Synonyms and Antonyms of back off

  1. to break a promise or agreement you'd better not back off on your promise to do all the planning for the big dance Synonyms back down, renege, back out, cop out, fink outRelated Words chicken (out), wimp out; backpedal, backtrack; abjure, abnegate, disavow, forswear (also foreswear), recall, recant, repudiate, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; beg off, cry off [chiefly British]Near Antonyms adhere (to), follow through (with); comply (with), fulfill (or fulfil), honor, keep, satisfy

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to cast off or become cast off

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