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back down

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of back down

  1. to break a promise or agreement <if you back down about dinner again, I'm not going to agree to another date> Synonyms renege, back off, back out, cop out, fink outRelated Words chicken (out), wimp out; backpedal, backtrack; abjure, abnegate, disavow, forswear (also foreswear), recall, recant, repudiate, retract, take back, unsay, withdraw; beg off, cry off [chiefly British]Near Antonyms adhere (to), follow through (with); comply (with), fulfill (or fulfil), honor, keep, satisfy





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of, relating to, or near a shore

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