Etymology
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backtrack (v.)

also back-track, "retrace one's steps," figuratively by 1896, from literal sense, with reference to hunted foxes; see back (adv.) + track (v.). Related: Backtracked; backtracking.

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Definitions of backtrack

backtrack (v.)
retrace one's course;
Synonyms: turn back / double back
From wordnet.princeton.edu