What does back out mean?

Definitions for back out

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word back out.

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. Jim Paulsen:

    If you were pricing this thing for a recession, you've got to take it back out.

  2. Golden State coach Steve Kerr:

    I didn't like the way he was moving when he went back out in the third quarter.

  3. Dustin Johnson:

    I feel great and I'm in a good spot, i'll get a good night's rest and get back out here tomorrow.

  4. Leslie James:

    With oil prices down, they can't afford the boats, i don't know when I'll be going back out to the rigs.

  5. Andrew Whittaker:

    They want a guy who can do stuff for them, not the other way around. then we'll pull you back out again.

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