Meaning of “back down” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “back down” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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back down

also back off
phrasal verb with back us /bæk/ verb

to admit you were wrong, or to stop supporting a position

(Definition of “back down” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)