Synonyms of drop back


1. drop back, move

usage: take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football; "The defender dropped back behind his teammate"

2. drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop back, lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind

usage: to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging"

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