Definitions for: Fall Back


[v] go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
[v] retreat
[v] move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
[v] hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
[v] fall backwards and down
[v] have recourse to; "The government resorted to rationing meat"



Synonyms: dawdle, drop off, fall behind, fall behind, lag, lapse, lose, recede, recede, recidivate, recur, regress, relapse, resort, retire, retrogress

Antonyms: advance, advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, go on, make headway, march on, move on, pass on, progress, pull ahead, win

See Also: apply, drag, draw back, drop behind, ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb off, ebb out, employ, follow, get behind, hang back, lean back, move back, pull away, pull back, recline, regress, retreat, retrograde, retrograde, retrogress, trail, use, utilise, utilize, withdraw

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