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Fall Definition

(verb)

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move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way


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The barometer is falling

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(noun)

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the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

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(verb)

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come into the possession of

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(noun)

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when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

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(verb)

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fall from clouds


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rain, snow and sleet were falling

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(verb)

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lose an upright position suddenly

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(noun)

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a sudden decline in strength or number or importance


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the fall of the House of Hapsburg

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(verb)

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fall or flow in a certain way

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(verb)

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fall to somebody by assignment or lot

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(noun)

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a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity


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when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall

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(noun)

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a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

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(verb)

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touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

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(verb)

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decrease in size, extent, or range

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(verb)

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come as if by falling

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(noun)

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a downward slope or bend

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(noun)

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the season when the leaves fall from the trees


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in the fall of 1973

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(noun)

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the time of day immediately following sunset


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they finished before the fall of night

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(noun)

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a sudden drop from an upright position

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(verb)

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come under, be classified or included


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fall into a category

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(verb)

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be inherited by

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(noun)

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a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity


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a fall from virtue

(noun)

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a movement downward


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the rise and fall of the tides

(verb)

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assume a disappointed or sad expression

(verb)

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be born, used chiefly of lambs

(verb)

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be captured

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be cast down

(verb)

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be due


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payments fall on the 1st of the month

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begin vigorously

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come out; issue

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descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

(verb)

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die, as in battle or in a hunt


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Several deer have fallen to the same gun

(verb)

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drop oneself to a lower or less erect position

(verb)

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go as if by falling

(verb)

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lose office or power

(verb)

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lose one's chastity


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a fallen woman

(verb)

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move in a specified direction


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The line of men fall forward

(verb)

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occur at a specified time or place


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Christmas falls on a Monday this year

The accent falls on the first syllable

(verb)

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pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind


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fall into a trap

fall asleep

fall prey to an imposter

fall into a strange way of thinking

(verb)

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slope downward


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The hills around here fall towards the ocean

(verb)

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suffer defeat, failure, or ruin


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We must stand or fall

fall by the wayside

(noun)

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the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve

(verb)

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to be given by assignment or distribution

(verb)

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to be given by right or inheritance

(verb)

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yield to temptation or sin