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back off

verb

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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