back off

Definitions of back off
1

v move backwards from a certain position

Synonyms:
back down, back up
Type of:
draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw
pull back or move away or backward

v remove oneself from an obligation

Synonyms:
back down, bow out, chicken out, pull out
get out, pull out
move out or away
Types:
resile
pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
Type of:
retire, withdraw
lose interest

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