Definitions for back off
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back up, back off, back down(verb)
move backwards from a certain position
"The bully had to back down"
chicken out, back off, pull out, back down, bow out(verb)
remove oneself from an obligation
"He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"
To move backwards away from something.
To become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.
To lower the setting of.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We can’t back off of this, he must go.
Our objective is a viable solution inside the euro, we will not back off from the red lines we have set.
You can't tell the NFL to quit selling beer, you can't tell the Lakers you should get your fans to care less, but you can tell youth sports parents to back off.
Because you're you and I'm here, I'll tell you. If I'm at the grocery store or anywhere else I'd be like, 'none of your business; back off,' this is a weave, and I do it myself.
The government's move is a message that it wants to wait and see how far they (lenders) will take it, if they will back off from this unreasonable, inhumane, colonialist package they are proposing.
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