What is fall?

  • (noun): When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat.
    Synonyms: pin
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Athena (video game) - Story
... dared cross the doorway, it caused her to fall from the skies and to another realm called Fantasy World, which was dominated by the evil Emperor Dante ... she lost her flowing dress while it helped catch the wind during her fall, the perilous adventures of Princess Athena began as she landed in a wilderness overrun by beast-like ... her loyal maid Helene's advice, and they both fall to Elysium World where they face off against other villains ...
Fall Weiss (1939)
... Fall Weiss ("Case White", "Plan White" German spelling Fall Weiß) was the Nazi strategic plan for the invasion of Poland ...
Iran At The 1948 Summer Olympics - Results By Event - Wrestling
... Raeisi 52 kg Jernigan (USA) L 0–3 Harris (AUS) W Fall Jadhav (IND) W Fall Balamir (TUR) L 0–3 Did not advance 4 Hassan Saadian 62 kg Bilge (TUR) L Fall Moore (USA) W 2–1 Tóth (HUN) L 0–3 Did not ...
Fall From Grace - Music - Songs
... Tremolo" by Blue Rodeo Fallen From Grace, song from the 1987 album Monolith by Amebix "Fall from Grace", 1995 song from Amanda Marshall (album), Amanda Marshall's debut album Fall From Grace (RMS single), 2001 song ...

More definitions of "fall":

  • (verb): Fall to somebody by assignment or lot.
    Synonyms: light
  • (verb): Move in a specified direction.
    Example: "The line of men fall forward"
  • (verb): Lose office or power.
    Example: "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
  • (verb): Be due.
    Example: "Payments fall on the 1st of the month"
  • (noun): A sudden decline in strength or number or importance.
    Example: "The fall of the House of Hapsburg"
    Synonyms: downfall
  • (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): Slope downward.
    Example: "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
  • (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): Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin.
    Example: "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
  • (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): To be given by right or inheritance.
    Example: "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
  • (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): Yield to temptation or sin.
    Example: "Adam and Eve fell"
  • (verb): Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position.
    Example: "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
  • (noun): A sudden drop from an upright position.
    Synonyms: spill, tumble
  • (verb): Assume a disappointed or sad expression.
    Example: "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
  • (verb): Begin vigorously.
    Example: "The prisoners fell to work right away"
  • (verb): Come out; issue.
    Example: "Silly phrases fell from her mouth"
  • (noun): A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity.
    Example: "A fall from virtue"
  • (verb): Come into the possession of.
    Synonyms: accrue
  • (verb): Be born, used chiefly of lambs.
    Example: "The lambs fell in the afternoon"
  • (verb): Be captured.
    Example: "The cities fell to the enemy"
  • (verb): Fall or flow in a certain way.
    Synonyms: hang, flow
  • (noun): A movement downward.
    Example: "The rise and fall of the tides"
  • (noun): A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity.
    Synonyms: drop
  • (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"
  • (noun): The season when the leaves fall from the trees.
    Example: "In the fall of 1973"
    Synonyms: autumn
  • (verb): Decrease in size, extent, or range.
    Example: "Her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"
    Synonyms: decrease, diminish, lessen
  • (verb): Be cast down.
    Example: "His eyes fell"
  • (verb): Come under, be classified or included.
    Example: "Fall into a category"
    Synonyms: come
  • (verb): Go as if by falling.
    Example: "Grief fell from our hearts"
  • (verb): Lose an upright position suddenly.
    Synonyms: fall down
  • (verb): Lose one's chastity.
    Example: "A fallen woman"
  • (verb): Occur at a specified time or place.
    Example: "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
  • (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): Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.
    Synonyms: shine, strike

Famous quotes containing the word fall:

    The fall into the abyss of deconstruction inspires us with as much pleasure as fear. We are intoxicated with the prospect of never hitting bottom.
    Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (b. 1942)

    To slip upon a pavement is better than to slip with the tongue: so the fall of the wicked shall come speedily.
    Apocrypha. Ecclesiasticus 20:18.

    Here did she fall a tear. Here in this place
    I’ll set a bank of rue, sour herb-of-grace.
    Rue even for ruth here shortly shall be seen
    In the remembrance of a weeping queen.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)