Synonyms of 'bottle out'
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When groups of people such as troops withdraw or when someone withdraws them, they leave the place where they are fighting or where they are based and return nearer home.
Troops withdrew from the country last March.
Thesaurus for bottle out from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you bottle out , you lose your courage at the last moment and do not do something you intended to do.