Definition of 'back out'
Example sentences containing 'back out'
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He doesn't want her back out of love, or out of his desperation to make a good album. DEAD BEAT (2002)He brushed it back out of his eyes, intrigued enough to say: `Yes, once. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATHHer lips twisted in wry acknowledgement, then she found reverse gear and let in the clutch to back out. THE ONLY GAME
I'd like you to take care of Mr. Bonham and get him back out to the Wasp, next available transportation. BALANCE OF POWER (1998)
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Translations for 'back out'
British English: back out /bæk aʊt/ VERB
If you back out, you decide not to do something that you previously agreed to do.
They backed out of the project.
- American English: back out
- Arabic: يَتَراجَعُ عَنْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: recuar
- Chinese: 收回
- Croatian: povući se
- Czech: odstoupit
- Danish: bakke ud
- Dutch: zich terugtrekken
- European Spanish: echarse atrás decisión
- Finnish: perua
- French: se retirer
- German: zurücktreten
- Greek: αποσύρομαι
- Italian: ritirarsi
- Japanese: 約束を取り消す
- Korean: 취소하다
- Norwegian: trekke seg
- Polish: wycofać się
- European Portuguese: recuar
- Romanian: a se retrage
- Russian: отказаться
- Spanish: retractarse
- Swedish: dra sig ur
- Thai: กลับคำ
- Turkish: geri çekilmek
- Ukrainian: ухилятися
- Vietnamese: rút lui
Definition of back out from the Collins English Dictionary
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