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noun as in retreat

noun as in replacement

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Chrome has become the principal browser to write code for while taking care to provide a fallback for unsupported features or sticking entirely to technologies also supported by Safari and Firefox.

He then adopted his go-to fallback position of covering his own tail.

The university is also developing a fallback plan in case Nationals Park becomes unavailable for public health or other reasons.

Removing a receptor from the next generations of humans could be civilization’s fallback if society is hit with a super-disease that can’t be controlled by vaccines or drugs, and for which we don’t develop immunity.

Rotisserie or roasted chickenIf you want to stay in the bird family, a good fallback is chicken.

He could, as a fallback, partner well with Big Squish-Em, Dis-Em Chris.

A fallback position, adding an Eisenhower statue to the existing World War II Memorial, is already being discussed.

Modeling used to be an easy fallback ‘career’ for celebrity kids.

After realizing how difficult this plum post would be, “Biden” writes that he “wised up and settled on my current fallback plan.”

Their fallback is a series of small-bore bills like more visas for high-tech workers.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fallback, such as: disengagement, evacuation, pullout, recession, withdrawal, and falling back.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.