fall

phonetic symbol: / fɔ́l | fál / 

fall - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
capitulation , surrender

[ noun ]
■ a sudden drop from an upright position
spill , tumble

[ noun ]
■ a lapse into sin
■ a loss of innocence or of chastity
e.g.)
・a fall from virtue

[ noun ]
■ a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
e.g.)
・when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall
dip , drop , free fall

[ noun ]
■ a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
drop

[ noun ]
■ a movement downward
e.g.)
・the rise and fall of the tides

[ noun ]
■ a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
e.g.)
・the fall of the House of Hapsburg
downfall

[ noun ]
■ when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
pin

[ noun ]
■ the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
e.g.)
・women have been blamed ever since the Fall

[ noun ]
■ a downward slope or bend
declension , declination , decline , declivity , descent , downslope

[ noun ]
■ the time of day immediately following sunset
e.g.)
・they finished before the fall of night
crepuscle , crepuscule , dusk , evenfall , gloam , gloaming , nightfall , twilight

[ noun ]
■ the season when the leaves fall from the trees
e.g.)
・in the fall of 1973
autumn

[ verb ]
■ pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
e.g.)
・fall into a trap
・Fall in love
・fall asleep
・fall prey to an imposter
・fall into a strange way of thinking

[ verb ]
■ decrease in size, extent, or range
decrease , diminish , lessen

[ verb ]
■ come as if by falling
descend , settle

[ verb ]
■ go as if by falling

[ verb ]
■ occur at a specified time or place
e.g.)
・Christmas falls on a Monday this year
・The accent falls on the first syllable

[ verb ]
■ begin vigorously

[ verb ]
■ be born, used chiefly of lambs

[ verb ]
■ come out
■ issue

[ verb ]
■ be cast down

[ verb ]
■ assume a disappointed or sad expression

[ verb ]
■ fall or flow in a certain way
flow , hang

[ verb ]
■ move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
e.g.)
・The barometer is falling
come down , descend , go down

[ verb ]
■ descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

[ verb ]
■ drop oneself to a lower or less erect position

[ verb ]
■ lose an upright position suddenly
fall down

[ verb ]
■ slope downward
e.g.)
・The hills around here fall towards the ocean

[ verb ]
■ move in a specified direction
e.g.)
・The line of men fall forward

[ verb ]
■ be inherited by
devolve , pass , return

[ verb ]
■ fall to somebody by assignment or lot
light

[ verb ]
■ come into the possession of
accrue

[ verb ]
■ be captured

[ verb ]
■ to be given by assignment or distribution

[ verb ]
■ to be given by right or inheritance

[ verb ]
■ lose office or power

[ verb ]
■ suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
e.g.)
・We must stand or fall
・fall by the wayside

[ verb ]
■ yield to temptation or sin

[ verb ]
■ lose one's chastity
e.g.)
・a fallen woman

[ verb ]
■ touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
shine , strike

[ verb ]
■ die, as in battle or in a hunt
e.g.)
・Several deer have fallen to the same gun

[ verb ]
■ be due
e.g.)
・payments fall on the 1st of the month

[ verb ]
■ come under, be classified or included
e.g.)
・fall into a category
come

[ verb ]
■ fall from clouds
e.g.)
・rain, snow and sleet were falling
come down , precipitate

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