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  1. back up, back off, back downverb

    move backwards from a certain position

    "The bully had to back down"

    Synonyms:
    back, choke off, foul, clog, back off, chicken out, back up, bow out, support, clog up, congest, pull out, choke

  2. chicken out, back off, pull out, back down, bow outverb

    remove oneself from an obligation

    "He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"

    Synonyms:
    pull, pull up, extract, back off, chicken out, back up, bow out, draw out, withdraw, take out, get out, draw, pull out

How to use back down in a sentence?

  1. Alfred Titus Jr.:

    In the beginning, theres going to be a lot of aggressiveness because when people know that they have a gun, theyre less likely to back down or walk away from a situation.

  2. National Weather Service:

    We're expecting isolated rain today, but it won't be widespread, and rivers are going to start to crest and go back down. Now we're worried about wind.

  3. Rory McIlroy:

    I probably missed four or five yards right of where I needed to, and it came back down the hill, and then you're in an awkward spot.

  4. Brian Kemp:

    ( The bill) is very simple but also very powerful : a declaration that all life has value, that all life matters, and that all life is worthy of protection, i realize that some may challenge it in a court of law. But our job is to do what is right, not what is easy. We are called to be strong and courageous, and we will not back down. We will always continue to fight for life.

  5. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley:

    We will not back down from our lawsuit until the DOE pays the $1 million a day fine they are required to under federal law.

How to pronounce back down?

Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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