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Meaning of FALL BEHIND

Pronunciation:  fol bi'hInd

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  retreat
  2. [v]  hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
 
 Synonyms: dawdle, drop off, fall back, fall back, lag, lose, recede
 
 Antonyms: advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win
 
 See Also: drag, drop behind, follow, get behind, hang back, regress, retrograde, retrogress, trail

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: back, back up, backslide, cock, come after, come last, dawdle, drag, fall astern, fall back, follow, get behind, go back, go backwards, go behind, hang back, jerk back, lag, lag behind, lapse, linger, linger behind, loiter, lose ground, pull back, recede, recidivate, regress, relapse, retrocede, retroflex, retrograde, retrogress, return, revert, slip back, straggle, trail, trail behind
 

 

 

 

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