Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb drop_behind

1 sense of drop behind

Sense 1
drag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop back -- (to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still are dragging")
       => lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind -- (hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.)

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