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bicycle vs backpedal backpedal vs bicycle

bicycle is a noun but backpedal is not a noun.

bicycle and backpedal both are verbs.

As verbs, backpedal is a hyponym of bicycle; that is, backpedal is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than bicycle and backpedal is a type of bicycle with the definitions:
  • ride a bicycle
Other hyponyms of bicycle include unicycle.
bicycle (noun) backpedal (noun)
a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
bicycle (verb) backpedal (verb)
ride a bicycle pedal backwards on a bicycle
step backwards, in boxing
modify one's opinion, make it less strong