backed away

The phrase “backed away” has 3 syllables: backed a-way.

It's pronounced as /bækt əˈweɪ/.

What is synonym and antonym for backed away?

In the thesaurus, “backed away” has 6 synonyms and 1 antonym.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for backed away along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for backed away

  • dropped back
  • fell back
  • pulled out
  • retired
  • retreated
  • withdrew

Antonyms for backed away

  • advanced

Example Sentences

  • Startled by the sudden noise, the cat backed away from the unfamiliar sound.
  • As the aggressive dog approached, the smaller dog timidly backed away.
  • Faced with the unexpected confrontation, he nervously backed away.
  • Uncomfortable with the intense conversation, she silently backed away.
  • The child, frightened by the towering figure, instinctively backed away.

On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to backed away, such as: advanced, dropped back, fell back, pulled out, retired, retreated, withdrew.

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