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- v. To move backwards away from something.
- v. To become less aggressive, particularly when one had appeared committed to act.
- v. To lower the setting of.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. move backwards from a certain position
- v. remove oneself from an obligation
Sorry, no etymologies found.