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3 definitions found
 for knuckle under
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  knuckle under \knuc`kle un"der\, v. i.
     To yield; to submit; -- usually used with to.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  knuckle under
      v 1: consent reluctantly [syn: yield, give in, succumb,
           knuckle under, buckle under]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  27 Moby Thesaurus words for "knuckle under":
     accede, accept, acquiesce, assent, be agreeable, bow, capitulate,
     cave, comply, consent, defer, face the music, go along with,
     knock under, knuckle, knuckle down, live with it, not resist, obey,
     relent, resign, submit, succumb, swallow it, swallow the pill,
     take, take it

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