Back down and Withdraw

Back down

Back down verb - To break a promise or agreement.
Usage example: if you back down about dinner again, I'm not going to agree to another date

Withdraw is a synonym for back down in give in topic. In some cases you can use "Withdraw" instead a verb "Back down", when it comes to topics like back off.


Withdraw verb - To move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable).
Usage example: the army was forced to withdraw from the line of battle

Back down is a synonym for withdraw. You can use "Back down" instead a verb "Withdraw".

Nearby Words: withdrawn, withdrawal, withdrawing, withdrawable
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