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backwards

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again

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at a distance

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ago

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rear

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end

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reverse

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rear

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rearmost

gamble on

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  • gamble on
  • bet (money) on
  • speculate on
  • punt on
  • put money on
  • take a risk on
  • put your shirt on
  • stake money on
  • chance money on
  • wager money on
  • pledge money on
  • venture money on

back off from something

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  • retreat from
  • withdraw from
  • depart from
  • shrink from
  • pull back from
  • draw back from

back out of something: withdraw from

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  • withdraw from
  • abandon
  • cancel
  • pull out of
  • retire from
  • resign from
  • drop out of
  • give up on
  • retreat from
  • go back on
  • renege on
  • flip-flop on
  • backtrack on
  • chicken out of
  • cop out of
  • detach yourself from
  • recant on
  • disengage yourself from

back out of something: withdraw from

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  • withdraw from
  • retire from
  • reverse from
  • retreat from
  • pull back from
  • back off from
  • back away from
  • recoil from
  • draw back from
  • turn tail from

Synonyms for back

the part or area farthest from the front

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to supply capital to or for

to aid the cause of by approving or favoring

to present evidence in support of

back down: to abandon a former position or commitment

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located in the rear

in or toward a former location or condition

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the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine

the side that goes last or is not normally seen

the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer

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the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book

the part of a garment that covers the back of your body

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a support that you can lean against while sitting

(American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage

give support or one's approval to

cause to travel backward

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support financial backing for

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be in back of

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shift to a counterclockwise direction

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establish as valid or genuine

strengthen by providing with a back or backing

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related to or located at the back

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located at or near the back of an animal

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of an earlier date

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at or to or toward the back or rear

in or to or toward a past time

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References in periodicals archive ?
And a spokesman for Yes Scotland said: "We think this punter has backed the wrong horse because Yes Scotland is built to last the distance and the no camp is running out of steam.
Hull midfielder Corry Evans revealed his team-mates intend to prove to Pearson he has backed the wrong horse.
It would seem we not only turned our back on a principle, we backed the wrong horse.
Yes, people said we'd backed the wrong horse in the first round, but give me any other option than the Tote Foundation that guaranteed racing's current level of income in perpetuity.
As Oscar noms near, Italy's film community is doing some head scratching about whether the country may have backed the wrong horse for the second consecutive year by excluding Luca Guadagnino's "I Am Love" from the foreign language film race.
Fearing her services will no longer be needed at the bar, Cindy attempts to ingratiate herself with Warren, although it soon becomes clear she's backed the wrong horse when the Ashworths, below, snap up the pub.
He said: 'It is for people themselves to decide about Labour's conduct during the Rover situation but I do think it is looking likely that Labour backed the wrong horse.
1 Sept 1996: Ethan and Uma meet on the set of Gattaca 2 They get married in May 1998 and their daughter Maya is born in July 3 Baby Roan follows in January 2002, and all is rosy 4 Until August, when it's rumoured Ethan's been playing away with Angelina Jolie 5 But it seems the press have backed the wrong horse and by September word is out Ethan's been seeing waitress Jen Perzow 6 Uma chucks Ethan out 7 By October she's rumoured to be trying again, for the sake of the family
Raith star Kevin Twaddle sent bail-out boss Tommy McLean back to Tannadice with his tail between his legs last night and claimed: "You've backed the wrong horse.
Hull midfielder Corry Evans says his team-mates intend to prove to Pearson he has backed the wrong horse.