back off


Synonyms & Antonyms of back off

to break a promise or agreement
  • you'd better not back off on your promise to do all the planning for the big dance

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The first known use of back off was in 1920

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“Back off.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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