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See definition of backtrack on Dictionary.com
  • verbbackpedal
  • verbretrace one's step

synonyms for backtrack

  • fall back
  • retract
  • reverse
  • about-face
  • back
  • change
  • rethink
  • retreat
  • retrograde
  • withdraw
  • retrocede
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antonyms for backtrack

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  • advance
  • remain
  • stay
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    How to use backtrack in a sentence

    For instance, if Spot walks out of Wi-Fi range, it will stop and backtrack its steps until it starts receiving commands again so it won’t get lost and walk off a platform in an off-shore rig, for example.
    BOSTON DYNAMICS GAVE ITS DOG-LIKE ROBOT A CHARGING DOCK AND AN ARM ON ITS HEADSTAN HORACZEKFEBRUARY 2, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Last month, the San Dieguito Union School District in Encinitas backtracked on its plan to fully reopen in January, according to KPBS.
    MORNING REPORT: CITY ATTORNEY PROSECUTING FEWER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASESVOICE OF SAN DIEGOJANUARY 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    Google quickly backtracked on that guidance after local SEOs brought it to the company’s attention, and the messaging disappeared shortly after.
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    If the FDA backtracks on its commitment to consult the independent advisory board, or if the agency’s leaders reject the committee’s advice, it would be a sign that they’re acting under political pressure without scientific support.
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    Contreras backtracked, agreeing that he should have, Roark said.
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    It backtracks the most common paths to a goal of your choosing.
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    Following their backtrack through the forest, therefore, they proceeded towards the place where they had left their horses.
    BRUINMAYNE REID
    To-morrow I'll sell the grub and backtrack to the coast to guard it.
    THE TRAIL OF A SOURDOUGHMAY KELLOGG SULLIVAN
    Loring realized he had made a mistake and tried to backtrack.
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    WORDS RELATED TO BACKTRACK

    • backtrack
    • drive back
    • fall back
    • recede
    • regress
    • repel
    • repulse
    • retire
    • retract
    • retreat
    • reverse
    • turn tail
    • withdraw
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