Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


She turned to the window again, and Trenton backed out of the room as best he could.

Then he raised me to my feet, and at a touch from the Chamberlain, I backed out of the room.

He blocked out the light, and in a moment had backed out of sight.

Schomberg would have backed out quietly if Ricardo had not turned his head.

With a spring it backed out again and stood with the others.

He knew, as he backed out, that he was cutting a poor figure.

He'd hoped to have a violinist, too, but the party had backed out.

He backed out of the big ship and consulted the charts of the lifeboat.

At the time appointed all our passengers were on board, and we backed out from the levee.

At eight o'clock, promptly, we backed out and crossed the river.