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fall (v)
Definition: lose office or power
Example: The government fell overnight. The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen.
fall (v)
Definition: lose office or power
Example: The government fell overnight. The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen.
fall (v)
Definition: lose office or power
Example: The government fell overnight. The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen.
fall (v)
Definition: be born, used chiefly of lambs
Example: The lambs fell in the afternoon.
fall (v)
Definition: be born, used chiefly of lambs
Example: The lambs fell in the afternoon.
fall (v)
Definition: be born, used chiefly of lambs
Example: The lambs fell in the afternoon.
fall (v)
Definition: be inherited by
Example: 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.
Definition: be inherited by
Example: 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.
Definition: be inherited by
Example: 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 (n)
Definition: the season when the leaves fall from the trees
Example: in the fall of 1973.
Definition: the season when the leaves fall from the trees
Example: in the fall of 1973.
Definition: the season when the leaves fall from the trees
Example: in the fall of 1973.
fall (v)
Definition: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
Example: Light fell on her face. The sun shone on the fields. The light struck the golden necklace. A strange sound struck my ears.
Definition: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
Example: Light fell on her face. The sun shone on the fields. The light struck the golden necklace. A strange sound struck my ears.
Definition: touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
Example: Light fell on her face. The sun shone on the fields. The light struck the golden necklace. A strange sound struck my ears.
fall (v)
Definition: come under, be classified or included
Example: fall into a category. This comes under a new heading.
Definition: come under, be classified or included
Example: fall into a category. This comes under a new heading.
Definition: come under, be classified or included
Example: fall into a category. This comes under a new heading.
fall (n)
Definition: a lapse into sin
Example: a fall from virtue.
fall (n)
Definition: a lapse into sin
Example: a fall from virtue.
fall (n)
Definition: a lapse into sin
Example: a fall from virtue.
fall (v)
Definition: occur at a specified time or place
Example: Christmas falls on a Monday this year. The accent falls on the first syllable.
fall (v)
Definition: occur at a specified time or place
Example: Christmas falls on a Monday this year. The accent falls on the first syllable.
fall (v)
Definition: occur at a specified time or place
Example: Christmas falls on a Monday this year. The accent falls on the first syllable.
fall (v)
Definition: be due
Example: payments fall on the 1st of the month.
fall (v)
Definition: be due
Example: payments fall on the 1st of the month.
fall (v)
Definition: be due
Example: payments fall on the 1st of the month.
fall (n)
Definition: when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
Definition: when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
Definition: when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
fall (v)
Definition: lose one's chastity
Example: a fallen woman.
fall (v)
Definition: lose one's chastity
Example: a fallen woman.
fall (v)
Definition: lose one's chastity
Example: a fallen woman.
fall (v)
Definition: descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
Example: The branch fell from the tree. The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse.
fall (v)
Definition: descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
Example: The branch fell from the tree. The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse.
fall (v)
Definition: descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
Example: The branch fell from the tree. The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse.
fall (n)
Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
Example: a drop of 57 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.
Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
Example: a drop of 57 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.
Definition: a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
Example: a drop of 57 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 (v)
Definition: lose an upright position suddenly
Example: The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table. Her hair fell across her forehead.
Definition: lose an upright position suddenly
Example: The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table. Her hair fell across her forehead.
Definition: lose an upright position suddenly
Example: The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table. Her hair fell across her forehead.
fall (v)
Definition: come as if by falling
Example: Night fell. Silence fell.
Definition: come as if by falling
Example: Night fell. Silence fell.
Definition: come as if by falling
Example: Night fell. Silence fell.
fall (n)
Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
Example: it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height.
Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
Example: it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height.
Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
Example: it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height.
fall (v)
Definition: 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.
fall (v)
Definition: 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.
fall (v)
Definition: 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.
fall (v)
Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Example: The temperature is going down. The barometer is falling. The curtain fell on the diva. Her hand went up and then fell again.
Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Example: The temperature is going down. The barometer is falling. The curtain fell on the diva. Her hand went up and then fell again.
Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Example: The temperature is going down. The barometer is falling. The curtain fell on the diva. Her hand went up and then fell again.
fall (v)
Definition: be captured
Example: The cities fell to the enemy.
fall (v)
Definition: be captured
Example: The cities fell to the enemy.
fall (v)
Definition: be captured
Example: The cities fell to the enemy.
fall (v)
Definition: go as if by falling
Example: Grief fell from our hearts.
fall (v)
Definition: go as if by falling
Example: Grief fell from our hearts.
fall (v)
Definition: go as if by falling
Example: Grief fell from our hearts.
fall (n)
Definition: a sudden drop from an upright position
Example: he had a nasty spill on the ice.
Definition: a sudden drop from an upright position
Example: he had a nasty spill on the ice.
Definition: a sudden drop from an upright position
Example: he had a nasty spill on the ice.
fall (v)
Definition: drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
Example: She fell back in her chair. He fell to his knees.
fall (v)
Definition: drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
Example: She fell back in her chair. He fell to his knees.
fall (v)
Definition: drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
Example: She fell back in her chair. He fell to his knees.
fall (v)
Definition: move in a specified direction
Example: The line of men fall forward.
fall (v)
Definition: move in a specified direction
Example: The line of men fall forward.
fall (v)
Definition: move in a specified direction
Example: The line of men fall forward.
fall (v)
Definition: yield to temptation or sin
Example: Adam and Eve fell.
fall (v)
Definition: yield to temptation or sin
Example: Adam and Eve fell.
fall (v)
Definition: yield to temptation or sin
Example: Adam and Eve fell.
fall (v)
Definition: to be given by right or inheritance
Example: The estate fell to the oldest daughter.
fall (v)
Definition: to be given by right or inheritance
Example: The estate fell to the oldest daughter.
fall (v)
Definition: to be given by right or inheritance
Example: The estate fell to the oldest daughter.
fall (v)
Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot
Example: The task fell to me. It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims.
Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot
Example: The task fell to me. It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims.
Definition: fall to somebody by assignment or lot
Example: The task fell to me. It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims.
fall (v)
Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range
Example: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester. The cabin pressure fell dramatically. her weight fell to under a hundred pounds. his voice fell to a whisper.
Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range
Example: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester. The cabin pressure fell dramatically. her weight fell to under a hundred pounds. his voice fell to a whisper.
Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range
Example: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester. The cabin pressure fell dramatically. her weight fell to under a hundred pounds. his voice fell to a whisper.
fall (v)
Definition: begin vigorously
Example: The prisoners fell to work right away.
fall (v)
Definition: begin vigorously
Example: The prisoners fell to work right away.
fall (v)
Definition: begin vigorously
Example: The prisoners fell to work right away.
fall (n)
Definition: a downward slope or bend
Definition: a downward slope or bend
Definition: a downward slope or bend
fall (n)
Definition: the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
Example: they were protected until the capitulation of the fort.
Definition: the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
Example: they were protected until the capitulation of the fort.
Definition: the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
Example: they were protected until the capitulation of the fort.
fall (v)
Definition: assume a disappointed or sad expression
Example: Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off. his crest fell.
fall (v)
Definition: assume a disappointed or sad expression
Example: Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off. his crest fell.
fall (v)
Definition: assume a disappointed or sad expression
Example: Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off. his crest fell.
fall (v)
Definition: 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 youngest student.
fall (v)
Definition: 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 youngest student.
fall (v)
Definition: 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 youngest student.
fall (v)
Definition: suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
Example: We must stand or fall. fall by the wayside.
fall (v)
Definition: suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
Example: We must stand or fall. fall by the wayside.
fall (v)
Definition: suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
Example: We must stand or fall. fall by the wayside.
fall (n)
Definition: a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
Example: the fall of the House of Hapsburg.
Definition: a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
Example: the fall of the House of Hapsburg.
Definition: a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
Example: the fall of the House of Hapsburg.
fall (n)
Definition: the time of day immediately following sunset
Example: he loved the twilight. they finished before the fall of night.
Definition: the time of day immediately following sunset
Example: he loved the twilight. they finished before the fall of night.
Definition: the time of day immediately following sunset
Example: he loved the twilight. they finished before the fall of night.
fall (v)
Definition: fall from clouds
Example: rain, snow and sleet were falling. Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum.
Definition: fall from clouds
Example: rain, snow and sleet were falling. Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum.
Definition: fall from clouds
Example: rain, snow and sleet were falling. Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum.
fall (v)
Definition: come out
Example: silly phrases fell from her mouth.
fall (v)
Definition: come out
Example: silly phrases fell from her mouth.
fall (v)
Definition: come out
Example: silly phrases fell from her mouth.
fall (v)
Definition: fall or flow in a certain way
Example: This dress hangs well. Her long black hair flowed down her back.
Definition: fall or flow in a certain way
Example: This dress hangs well. Her long black hair flowed down her back.
Definition: fall or flow in a certain way
Example: This dress hangs well. Her long black hair flowed down her back.
fall (n)
Definition: a movement downward
Example: the rise and fall of the tides.
fall (n)
Definition: a movement downward
Example: the rise and fall of the tides.
fall (n)
Definition: a movement downward
Example: the rise and fall of the tides.
fall (v)
Definition: 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.
fall (v)
Definition: 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.
fall (v)
Definition: 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.
fall (v)
Definition: slope downward
Example: The hills around here fall towards the ocean.
fall (v)
Definition: slope downward
Example: The hills around here fall towards the ocean.
fall (v)
Definition: slope downward
Example: The hills around here fall towards the ocean.
fall (v)
Definition: be cast down
Example: his eyes fell.
fall (v)
Definition: be cast down
Example: his eyes fell.
fall (v)
Definition: be cast down
Example: his eyes fell.
fall (n)
Definition: the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
Example: women have been blamed ever since the Fall.
fall (n)
Definition: the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
Example: women have been blamed ever since the Fall.
fall (n)
Definition: the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
Example: women have been blamed ever since the Fall.
fall (v)
Definition: come into the possession of
Example: The house accrued to the oldest son.
Definition: come into the possession of
Example: The house accrued to the oldest son.
Definition: come into the possession of
Example: The house accrued to the oldest son.