Fall

  • (verb): Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin.
    Example: "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "fall":

  • (verb): Slope downward.
    Example: "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
  • (verb): Lose an upright position suddenly.
    Synonyms: fall down
  • (noun): A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity.
    Example: "A fall from virtue"
  • (verb): Assume a disappointed or sad expression.
    Example: "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
  • (verb): Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.
    Synonyms: shine, strike
  • (verb): To be given by assignment or distribution.
    Example: "The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team"; "The onus fell on us"; "The pressure to succeed fell on the yougest student"
  • (verb): Move in a specified direction.
    Example: "The line of men fall forward"
  • (noun): When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat.
    Synonyms: pin
  • (verb): Lose office or power.
    Example: "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
  • (verb): Come under, be classified or included.
    Example: "Fall into a category"
    Synonyms: come
  • (noun): The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve.
    Example: "Women have been blamed ever since the Fall"
  • (verb): To be given by right or inheritance.
    Example: "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
  • (noun): A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity.
    Synonyms: drop
  • (noun): A sudden decline in strength or number or importance.
    Example: "The fall of the House of Hapsburg"
    Synonyms: downfall
  • (verb): Fall or flow in a certain way.
    Synonyms: hang, flow
  • (verb): Go as if by falling.
    Example: "Grief fell from our hearts"
  • (noun): A sudden drop from an upright position.
    Synonyms: spill, tumble
  • (verb): Come into the possession of.
    Synonyms: accrue
  • (noun): A movement downward.
    Example: "The rise and fall of the tides"
  • (noun): A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity.
    Example: "When that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
    Synonyms: drop, dip, free fall
  • (verb): Be due.
    Example: "Payments fall on the 1st of the month"
  • (noun): The season when the leaves fall from the trees.
    Example: "In the fall of 1973"
    Synonyms: autumn
  • (verb): Yield to temptation or sin.
    Example: "Adam and Eve fell"
  • (verb): Die, as in battle or in a hunt.
    Example: "Many soldiers fell at Verdun"; "Several deer have fallen to the same gun"; "The shooting victim fell dead"
  • (verb): Occur at a specified time or place.
    Example: "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
  • (verb): Be captured.
    Example: "The cities fell to the enemy"
  • (verb): Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind.
    Example: "Fall into a trap"; "She fell ill"; "They fell out of favor"; "Fall in love"; "fall asleep"; "fall prey to an imposter"; "fall into a strange way of thinking"; "she fell to pieces after she lost her work"
  • (verb): Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity.
    Example: "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"
  • (verb): Be cast down.
    Example: "His eyes fell"
  • (verb): Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position.
    Example: "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
  • (verb): Be born, used chiefly of lambs.
    Example: "The lambs fell in the afternoon"
  • (verb): Decrease in size, extent, or range.
    Example: "Her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"
    Synonyms: decrease, diminish, lessen
  • (verb): Fall to somebody by assignment or lot.
    Synonyms: light
  • (verb): Lose one's chastity.
    Example: "A fallen woman"
  • (verb): Come out; issue.
    Example: "Silly phrases fell from her mouth"
  • (verb): Begin vigorously.
    Example: "The prisoners fell to work right away"

Famous quotes containing the word fall:

    In certain savage tribes in New Guinea, they put the old people up in the trees and shake them once a year in the spring; if they don’t fall out they let them live another year.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)

    Yes, Lord, yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 15:27.

    A woman to Jesus.

    And what greater calamity can fall upon a nation than the loss of worship? Then all things go to decay. Genius leaves the temple to haunt the senate or the market.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)