Fall Meaning

There are 44 meaning(s) for word Fall

Fall Meaning 1 : move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

    Example : The barometer is falling

    Synonyms : come down,  descend,  go down
Fall Meaning 2 : the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

    Synonyms : capitulation,  surrender
Fall Meaning 3 : come into the possession of

    Synonyms : accrue
Fall Meaning 4 : when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

    Synonyms : pin
Fall Meaning 5 : fall from clouds

    Example : rain, snow and sleet were falling

    Synonyms : come down,  precipitate
Fall Meaning 6 : lose an upright position suddenly

    Synonyms : fall down
Fall Meaning 7 : a sudden decline in strength or number or importance

    Example : the fall of the House of Hapsburg

    Synonyms : downfall
Fall Meaning 8 : fall or flow in a certain way

    Synonyms : flow,  hang
Fall Meaning 9 : fall to somebody by assignment or lot

    Synonyms : light
Fall Meaning 10 : a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

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

    Synonyms : dip,  drop,  free fall
Fall Meaning 11 : a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

    Synonyms : drop
Fall Meaning 12 : touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

    Synonyms : shine,  strike
Fall Meaning 13 : decrease in size, extent, or range

    Synonyms : decrease,  diminish,  lessen
Fall Meaning 14 : come as if by falling

    Synonyms : descend,  settle
Fall Meaning 15 : a downward slope or bend

    Synonyms : declension,  declination,  decline,  declivity,  descent,  downslope
Fall Meaning 16 : the season when the leaves fall from the trees

    Example : in the fall of 1973

    Synonyms : autumn
Fall Meaning 17 : the time of day immediately following sunset

    Example : they finished before the fall of night

    Synonyms : crepuscle,  crepuscule,  dusk,  evenfall,  gloam,  gloaming,  nightfall,  twilight
Fall Meaning 18 : a sudden drop from an upright position

    Synonyms : spill,  tumble
Fall Meaning 19 : come under, be classified or included

    Example : fall into a category

    Synonyms : come
Fall Meaning 20 : be inherited by

    Synonyms : devolve,  pass,  return
Fall Meaning 21 : a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity

    Example : a fall from virtue

Fall Meaning 22 : a movement downward

    Example : the rise and fall of the tides

Fall Meaning 23 : assume a disappointed or sad expression

Fall Meaning 24 : be born, used chiefly of lambs

Fall Meaning 25 : be captured

Fall Meaning 26 : be cast down

Fall Meaning 27 : be due

    Example : payments fall on the 1st of the month

Fall Meaning 28 : begin vigorously

Fall Meaning 29 : come out; issue

Fall Meaning 30 : descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

Fall Meaning 31 : die, as in battle or in a hunt

    Example : Several deer have fallen to the same gun

Fall Meaning 32 : drop oneself to a lower or less erect position

Fall Meaning 33 : go as if by falling

Fall Meaning 34 : lose office or power

Fall Meaning 35 : lose one's chastity

    Example : a fallen woman

Fall Meaning 36 : move in a specified direction

    Example : The line of men fall forward

Fall Meaning 37 : occur at a specified time or place

    Example : Christmas falls on a Monday this year,The accent falls on the first syllable

Fall Meaning 38 : pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind

    Example : fall into a trap,fall asleep,fall prey to an imposter,fall into a strange way of thinking

Fall Meaning 39 : slope downward

    Example : The hills around here fall towards the ocean

Fall Meaning 40 : suffer defeat, failure, or ruin

    Example : We must stand or fall,fall by the wayside

Fall Meaning 41 : the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve

Fall Meaning 42 : to be given by assignment or distribution

Fall Meaning 43 : to be given by right or inheritance

Fall Meaning 44 : yield to temptation or sin

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How to Pronounce Fall

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