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Synonyms for fallback
ˈfɔlˌbækfall·back

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  1. fallbacknoun

    Synonyms:
    backup, alternate, secondary, alternative, back-up

  2. fallbacknoun

    That can be resorted to as a fallback.

    a fallback plan

    Synonyms:
    ebbing, recession, retreat, back-up, secondary, backup, alternate, alternative

  3. fallbacknoun

    A backup plan or contingency strategy; an alternative which can be used if something goes wrong with the main plan; a recourse.

    As a fallback, I suppose we can use typewriters if the word processing system fails.

    Synonyms:
    recourse, back-up, plan B, backup

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disengagement, fallback, pulloutnoun

    to break off a military action with an enemy

    Synonyms:
    detachment, disengagement, pullout

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fallback":

    backspace, relief, fall-back, inward-looking, redeployment

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#2766secondary
#2940relief
#3116backup
#5125alternate
#8206retreat
#19772recession
#22669detachment
#22849recourse
#38167fallback
#39855pullout
#42125disengagement
#44872backspace
#58348redeployment
#115462ebbing

How to use fallback in a sentence?

  1. Ann Kienzle:

    I can see why this particular situation would really make people nervous, because the iPad or gaming system is such a good fallback for extended periods of time on a flight.

  2. Jim Hood:

    These are alternatives, fallback positions.

  3. Phil Flynn:

    The question is how long will it continue to rise, with oil prices dropping to around $40, at some point we will see a fallback in rig counts.

  4. Nedra Carroll:

    If you have a fallback plan, you will fall back.

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