Synonyms of 'back down'

abjure, backtrack, backwater, back out, balance, balk, beg off, climb down, cry off, debate, deliberate, demur, deny, disavow, disclaim, disengage, disown, draw off, fall back, falter, fear, forswear, hang back, hesitate, hold back, hover, jib, pause, ponder, pull back, pull out, recall, recant, renege, renounce, repudiate, resile, retire, retract, retreat, revoke, scruple, shilly-shally, shy, stickle, swallow, take back, unsay, weasel out, welsh, withdraw, yield