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VERB (1)

1. make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity;
- Example: "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"
- Example: "He backed out of his earlier promise"
- Example: "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
[syn: retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

back away v 1: 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" [syn: retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw]