Synonyms to back off

back down, abjure, back out, backpedal, backtrack, backwater, balance, balk, beat a retreat, beg off, break off combat, cave in, cease resistance, climb down, crawfish out, cry off, debate, deliberate, demur, deny, disavow, disclaim, disengage, disown, draw back, draw off, eat crow, eat humble pie, fall back, falter, fear, forswear, give ground, give in, give place, give up, give way, go back, go back on, hang back, hem and haw, hesitate, hold back, hover, hum and haw, jib, move back, pause, ponder, pull back, pull out, quit the field, recall, recant, renege, renounce, repudiate, resile, retire, retract, retreat, revoke, run back, scruple, shilly-shally, shy, stand back, stick at, stickle, stop to consider, straddle the fence, strain at, swallow, take back, think twice about, unsay, weasel out, welsh, withdraw, yield, back up, act for, advance, affirm, afford support, answer for, appear for, ascend, attest, authenticate, back, back away, backtrail, bear, bear out, bear up, bolster, bolster up, brace, budge, buoy up, buttress, carry, certify, champion, change