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Traffic may have been snarled across the continent, but Uber showed no signs of backing down.

Rennard, however, who made his name in the notoriously murky world of election battles, had shown no intention of backing down.

China and the U.S. are playing cat and mouse in the Senkaku Islands, and China does not seem to be backing down.

It is extremely significant that these voices are not backing down.

But in the past, the site has been notoriously stubborn about backing down.

The fresh engine was backing down to the train as the two friends made the second turn on the platform.

Feud and faction had discouraged Gladstone, and now was his chance to get out without either backing down or running away!

A freight engine soon came to the spot, backing down the express car.

The Vienna Authorities backing down from their unjust stand, there would have been no war.

Behind were the mighty snow-plow engines, backing down, enwreathed and garlanded with snow.


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On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to back down, such as: abandon, admit, back off, back out, backtrack, and balk.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.