Definitions for fall back

Definitions for (verb) fall back

Main entry: recidivate, regress, relapse, retrogress, fall back, lapse

Definition: go back to bad behavior

Usage: Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

Main entry: drop off, recede, lose, fall back, fall behind

Definition: retreat

Main entry: fall back

Definition: move back and away from

Usage: The enemy fell back

Main entry: dawdle, fall back, fall behind, lag

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

Main entry: fall back

Definition: fall backwards and down

Main entry: fall back, resort, recur

Definition: have recourse to

Usage: The government resorted to rationing meat

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