Student Thesaurus

One entry found for knuckle under.
Entry Word: knuckle under
Function: verb
Text: 1 to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control) <encouraged her to stand firm and not knuckle under to political pressure> -- see YIELD 3
2 to yield to the control or power of enemy forces <the remote outpost was overrun and forced to knuckle under> -- see FALL 2