move back


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Related to move back: fall off, call on, try out, in favor, overhyped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.move back - pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, back out, retreat, pull back, withdraw - make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
fall back - move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
retreat, retrograde - move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
back down, back off, back up - move backwards from a certain position; "The bully had to back down"
Translations
couvat
bevæge sig tilbage
perääntyä
kretati se unatrag
後ろに下がる
뒤로 이동하다
flytta tillbaka
ย้ายกลับ
lùi

move back

يَتَحَرَكُ لِلْخَلْفِ couvat bevæge sig tilbage zurückstellen κινούμαι προς τα πίσω retroceder perääntyä revenir kretati se unatrag tornare indietro 後ろに下がる 뒤로 이동하다 terugbewegen flytte tilbake cofnąć recuar пятиться flytta tillbaka ย้ายกลับ geri gitmek lùi 退缩
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