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back out of

back out of

 
See:
back
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to withdraw from prematurely.
She backed out of the project after only two weeks.
synonyms:
withdraw from
similar words:
abandon, defect from, quit
definition 2: to fail to honor a commitment.
synonyms:
cop out of, renege on
similar words:
chicken out of