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Synonyms for fall back

Synonyms for (verb) fall back

Synonyms: recidivate, regress, relapse, retrogress, fall back, lapse Definition: go back to bad behavior Usage: Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

Similar words: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back Definition: go back to a previous state Usage: We reverted to the old rules

Synonyms: drop off, recede, lose, fall back, fall behind Definition: retreat

Similar words: regress, retrograde, retrogress Definition: get worse or fall back to a previous condition

Synonyms: fall back Definition: move back and away from Usage: The enemy fell back

Similar words: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back Definition: pull back or move away or backward Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

Synonyms: dawdle, fall back, fall behind, lag Definition: hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.

Similar words: follow Definition: to travel behind, go after, come after Usage: The ducklings followed their mother around the pond; Please follow the guide through the museum

Synonyms: fall back Definition: fall backwards and down

Similar words: lean back, recline Definition: move the upper body backwards and down

Synonyms: fall back, resort, recur Definition: have recourse to Usage: The government resorted to rationing meat

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer