Thesaurus > Related Words: back down

  Words related to back down

Related / Similar Words: back up, back off, chicken out, pull out, bow out

 

Definition:
  • move backwards from a certain position; "The bully had to back down";
  • remove oneself from an obligation; "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved";

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    Hyponyms: resile

     

    Grouped Verbs: pull out, get out

     

    Derivational Morphology: withdrawal, backdown, climb-down

     

    Anagrams: backdown

     

     
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