Back Down

How to Conjugate Back Down

  • Infinitive: Back Down
  • Present Tense: Back Down/ Backs Down
  • -ing Form: Backing Down
  • Past Tense: Backed Down
  • Past Participle: Backed Down
Back Down is a separable phrasal verb and has 1 definition.

Definitions of Back Down:

1. To withdraw your position in a fight, argument, plan, etc.

Examples: The item at the auction was so popular that no one backed down until the price reached $1 billion.
He backed down in the argument out of respect for his mother.

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