back down

Definitions of back down

v move backwards from a certain position

“The bully had to back down
back off, back up
Type of:
draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw
pull back or move away or backward

v remove oneself from an obligation

back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out
get out, pull out
move out or away
pull out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc.
Type of:
retire, withdraw
lose interest

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