Backtrack - definition, pronunciation, transcription
The hikers realized they had made a wrong turn and would have to backtrack.
Let me backtrack for a moment and pick up our previous conversation.
The President is backtracking on his promise to increase healthcare spending.
We had to backtrack about a mile.
Clinton seems to be backtracking on his policy on Bosnia.
present participle: backtracking
past tense: backtracked
past participle: backtracked