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Fall 1Definition: To Descend, either
suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as, the apple
falls; the tide
falls; the mercury
falls in the barometer.
Fall 2Definition: To cease to be erect; to take
suddenly a recumbent posture; to become prostrate; to drop; as, a child
falls; a tree
falls; a worshiper
falls on his
Fall 3Definition: To find a final outlet; to discharge its
waters; to empty; with into; as, the river
Rhone falls into the Mediterranean.
Fall 4Definition: To become prostrate and dead; to die; especially, to die by violence, as in battle.
Fall 5Definition: To cease to be active or strong; to die away; to lose strength; to subside; to become less intense; as, the wind
Fall 6Definition: To issue forth into life; to be brought forth; said of the young of certain
Fall 7Definition: To decline in power, glory, wealth, or importance; to become insignificant; to lose rank or position; to decline in weight, value, price
etc.; to become less; as, the
falls; stocks fell two
Fall 8Definition: To be overthrown or captured; to be destroyed.
Fall 9Definition: To descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin; to depart from the faith; to
apostatize; to sin.
Fall 10Definition: To become insnared or embarrassed; to be entrapped; to be worse off than before;
asm to fall into error; to fall into difficulties.
Fall 11Definition: To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; said of the countenance.
Fall 12Definition: To sink; to languish; to become feeble or faint; as, our
spirits rise and fall with our
Fall 13Definition: To pass somewhat
suddenly, and passively, into a new state of body or mind; to become; as, to fall asleep; to fall into a passion; to fall in love; to fall into temptation.
Fall 14Definition: To happen; to to come to pass; to light; to befall; to issue; to terminate.
Fall 15Definition: To come; to occur; to arrive.
Fall 16Definition: To begin with haste, ardor, or vehemence; to rush or hurry; as, they fell to
Fall 17Definition: To pass or be transferred by chance, lot, distribution, inheritance, or otherwise; as, the estate fell to his brother; the kingdom fell into the
hands of his
Fall 18Definition: To belong or appertain.
Fall 19Definition: To be dropped or uttered carelessly; as, an
unguarded expression fell from his
lips; not a murmur fell from him.
Fall 20Definition: To let fall; to drop.
Fall 21Definition: To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice.
Fall 22Definition: To diminish; to lessen or lower.
Fall 23Definition: To bring forth; as, to fall
Fall 24Definition: To fell; to cut down; as, to fall a tree.
Fall 25Definition: The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity; descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship.
Fall 26Definition: The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as, he was walking on ice, and had a fall.
Fall 27Definition: Death; destruction; overthrow; ruin.
Fall 28Definition: Downfall; degradation; loss of greatness or office; termination of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; overthrow; as, the fall of the Roman empire.
Fall 29Definition: The surrender of a besieged fortress or town as, the fall of
Fall 30Definition: Diminution or decrease in price or value; depreciation; as, the fall of
prices; the fall of
Fall 31Definition: A sinking of tone; cadence; as, the fall of the voice at the close of a sentence.
Fall 32Definition: Declivity; the descent of land or a hill; a slope.
Fall 33Definition: Descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; a rush of water down a precipice or steep;
usually in the plural, sometimes in the singular; as, the
Fall 34Definition: The discharge of a river or current of water into the ocean, or into a lake or pond; as, the fall of the
Po into the Gulf of
Fall 35Definition: Extent of descent; the distance which anything
falls; as, the water of a stream has a fall of five feet.
Fall 36Definition: The season when leaves fall from
Fall 37Definition: That which
falls; a falling; as, a fall of rain; a heavy fall of snow.
Fall 38Definition: The act of felling or cutting down.
Fall 39Definition: Lapse or declension from innocence or goodness.
Specifically: The first
apostasy; the act of our first
parents in eating the forbidden fruit; also, the
apostasy of the rebellious
Fall 40Definition: Formerly, a kind of ruff or band for the neck; a falling band; a faule.
Fall 41Definition: That part (as one of the
ropes) of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting.
fall 42Definition: the act of surrendering (under agreed
conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
fall 43Definition: a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
fall 44Definition: a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; "a fall from virtue"
fall 45Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "a drop of
points on the Dow Jones index"; "there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery"; "a dip in
prices"; "when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
fall 46Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
fall 47Definition: a movement downward; "the rise and fall of the
fall 48Definition: a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
fall 49Definition: when a
wrestler''s shoulders are forced to the mat
Fall 50Definition: the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve; "women have been blamed ever since the Fall"
fall 51Definition: a downward slope or bend
fall 52Definition: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
fall 53Definition: the season when the leaves fall from the
trees; "in the fall of
fall 54Definition: pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; "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 he
fall 55Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
fall 56Definition: come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell"
fall 57Definition: go as if by falling; "Grief fell from our hearts"
fall 58Definition: occur at a specified time or place; "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
fall 59Definition: begin vigorously; "The
prisoners fell to work right away"
fall 60Definition: be born, used chiefly of
lambs fell in the afternoon"
fall 61Definition: come out; issue; "silly
phrases fell from her mouth"
fall 62Definition: be cast down; "his eyes fell"
fall 63Definition: assume a disappointed or sad expression; "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
fall 64Definition: fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress
hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
fall 65Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
fall 66Definition: descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"
fall 67Definition: drop
oneself to a lower or less erect position; "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his
fall 68Definition: lose an upright position suddenly; "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"
fall 69Definition: slope downward; "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
fall 70Definition: move in a specified direction; "The line of men fall forward"
fall 71Definition: be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"
fall 72Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the
parents of the
fall 73Definition: come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the oldest son"
fall 74Definition: be captured; "The cities fell to the enemy"
fall 75Definition: to be given by assignment or distribution; "The most difficult task fell on the
youngest member of the team"; "The onus fell on us"; "The pressure to succeed fell on the
fall 76Definition: to be given by right or inheritance; "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
fall 77Definition: lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun
fall 78Definition: suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
fall 79Definition: yield to temptation or sin; "Adam and Eve fell"
fall 80Definition: lose one''s chastity; "a fallen woman"
fall 81Definition: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my
fall 82Definition: die, as in battle or in a hunt; "Many
soldiers fell at Verdun"; "Several deer have fallen to the same gun"; "The shooting victim fell dead"
fall 83Definition: be due;
"payments fall on the
1st of the month"
fall 84Definition: come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
fall 85Definition: fall from
clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"