Definitions for back down
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word back down
back up, back off, back down(verb)
move backwards from a certain position
"The bully had to back down"
chicken out, back off, pull out, back down, bow out(verb)
remove oneself from an obligation
"He bowed out when he heard how much work was involved"
To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I will stand firm on my views and will not back down.
I've never seen him back down from anyone or anything.
It is hard to envision it (the oil price) going back down to the $40s.
The bottom is a little messed up, but I expect I can hammer it back down.
This is the fight we expected all along and we have no plans to back down now.
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