What does backtrack mean?

Definitions for backtrack
ˈbækˌtrækback·track

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word backtrack.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backtrack, turn back, double backverb

    retrace one's course

    "The hikers got into a storm and had to turn back"

Wiktionary

  1. backtracknoun

    the act of backtracking

  2. backtrackverb

    to retrace one's steps

    I dropped my sunglasses and had to backtrack to find them.

  3. backtrackverb

    to repeat or review work already done

    If we backtrack through this problem, maybe we can figure out where we went wrong.

  4. backtrackverb

    To taxi down an active runway in the opposite direction to that being used for takeoff

    Speedbird One: Enter and backtrack Runway 27 Left

Freebase

  1. BackTrack

    BackTrack was a distribution based on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution aimed at digital forensics and penetration testing use. It was named after backtracking, a search algorithm. In March 2013 the Offensive Security team later replaced it with a successor product, Kali Linux.

Matched Categories

Anagrams for backtrack »

  1. trackback, TrackBack

  2. TrackBack

How to pronounce backtrack?

How to say backtrack in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backtrack in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backtrack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of backtrack in a Sentence

  1. Raymond Foster:

    [Law enforcement] could also be dropping remote motion sensors to ensure that the escapees don’t backtrack on them, some motion sensors take a picture, some report back that someone is walking in that area.

  2. Alicia Norris:

    Now the team wants to backtrack and say we are being culturally appropriate and we are being respectful of indigenous people by saying no headdresses, and that is a good start, but the fans are still operating as if it is an indigenous-type atmosphere because you are still called the Chiefs. And you can still do this movement that looks like a tomahawk chop, but we are going to call it a drum beat instead. It is kind of silly. Just change it.

  3. Ginette Bott:

    We are hopeful that there are no more candies out there, we are in the process this morning of trying to backtrack through the one million pounds of food we received this month and trace what we can.

  4. Dan Ritchie:

    When we heard Jim Jordan say Jim Jordan wasn't aware, everyone just thought,' Are you kidding ?' i like Jim Jordan, but I think Jim Jordan took the wrong stance off the get go and now Jim Jordan can't backtrack.

  5. Alex Scott:

    Germany starting to backtrack and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz looking at doing a new deal with Senegal on gas supply. That's a worrying sign for the G7 unity in May for shifting out of fossil fuels, what's happening in Germany at the moment is sending the wrong message.

Popularity rank by frequency of use

backtrack#10000#63313#100000

Translations for backtrack

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • отстъпка, отстъпвам, връщам сеBulgarian
  • ZurückverfolgenGerman
  • retroceder, repasar, retrocesoSpanish
  • رد گم کردنPersian
  • ripassare, retrocessione, analizzare, arretrare, retrocedere, rivedere, parcheggiare contropistaItalian
  • breken metDutch
  • отступать, отходитьRussian
  • gå tillbakaSwedish

Get even more translations for backtrack »

Translation

Find a translation for the backtrack definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these backtrack definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "backtrack." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/backtrack>.

    Are we missing a good definition for backtrack? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    incapable of being atoned for
    • A. inexpiable
    • B. jejune
    • C. valetudinarian
    • D. bibulous

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for backtrack: