Synonyms and Antonyms of fall back
to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable) <resistance from native forces was greater than expected, and the invading army was forced to fall back> Synonyms back away, drop back, retreat, pull out, recede, retire, withdrawRelated Words flee, fly; flinch, recoil, shrink; chicken (out); bow out; back down, backpedal, backtrack, climb down; detach, disengage, disentangle, pull away; abandon, depart, evacuate, go, leave, quit, vacateNear Antonyms beard, brave, brazen, breast, confront, dare, defy, face, outbraveAntonyms advance
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