Definition of Buckle under

1. Verb. Consent reluctantly.

Exact synonyms: Give In, Knuckle Under, Succumb, Yield
Generic synonyms: Accept, Consent, Go For
Specialized synonyms: Accede, Bow, Defer, Give In, Submit
Derivative terms: Yielding



Definition of Buckle under

1. Verb. (intransitive) to reluctantly accept something, due to the pressure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Buckle under

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On Some Common Errors in Iron Bridge Design by William Charles Kernot (1898)
"To check the tendency of the web to buckle under the diagonal compression that pervades it, being most intense near supports and least midway or thereabouts ..."

2. The Action of Materials Under Stress; Or, Structural Mechanics: Comprising by Charles Ezra Greene, Albert Emerson Greene (1897)
"... to carry such thrust as a column or strut than it would have if the tension were not restraining it, may still buckle under the compressive stress; ..."

3. Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of the United by District Court (Illinois, District Court (Indiana, District Court (Wisconsin, Josiah Hooker Bissell, Circuit Court (7th Circuit, United States (1876)
"The defendant also sets up in his answer that on the 9th day of January, 1872, he obtained letters-patent for an improved buckle, under which he is ..."

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