Definition of fall back on/upon
- When her health insurance was canceled she had nothing to fall back on.
- They had to fall back on their emergency supplies when the snow storm blocked the road to town.
: to descend freely by the force of gravity
: to hang freely
: to drop oneself to a lower position
: the act of falling by the force of gravity
: a falling out, off, or away : dropping
: the season when leaves fall from trees : autumn
: of, relating to, or suitable for autumn
: the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine
: the body considered as the wearer of clothes
: capacity for labor, effort, or endurance
: to, toward, or at the rear
: in or into the past : backward in time
: to or at an angle off the vertical
: being at or in the back
: distant from a central or main area
: articulated at or toward the back of the oral passage : formed deep within the mouth
: to support by material or moral assistance
: to assume financial responsibility for
: on the surface : on it
: thereafter, thereon
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