What does back out mean?

Definitions for back out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. back out(verb)

    move out of a space backwards

    "He backed out of the driveway"

  2. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw(verb)

    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

    "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"


  1. back out(Verb)

    To reverse a vehicle from a confined space.

  2. back out(Verb)

    To withdraw from something one has promised to do.

  3. back out(Verb)

    To undo a change.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of back out in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of back out in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Blake Adams:

    Very, very blessed to be back out here, it's been a long road to get back. You never know what you're going to get when you have total hip replacement.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The dirtiest minds amongst the adult males are perhaps the ones who back-up their support to the women, but back- out seeing when the men are in the same situation.

  3. Dean Angelo:

    People in New York know they’re going away if they get locked up with a gun. Here, it’s happened before and I’m back out. I make bond and I’m back out, there’s really no serious repercussion and I hope that changes.

  4. Robbie Williams:

    You have to go back out to your car and come back in, which is kind of ridiculous because it’s really not regulating anything, you can buy the entire store if you wanted, as long as you’re willing to go back out to your car and come back in.

  5. Dwyane Wade:

    That's the toughest thing is players, one, you want to be out there competing, and, two, you see you're brothers struggling out there and going through this you want to get out there and, three, you never want anybody to come out there and go right back out. So it's always a tough position to be in.

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