Definition of back out in English:
Withdraw from a commitment: if he backs out of the deal they’ll sue him
More example sentences
- The excitement would die down soon enough, and the school would retreat back out of the public eye.
- The doctor backed out of his contractual responsibility to provide out of hours care for his patients.
- No one wants to absorb the cost if someone in a group backs out.
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