eng: fall

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means(noun) the season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973"
fall, autumn
means(noun) a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
tumble, spill, fall
means(noun) a downward slope or bend
declension, declination, downslope, declivity, decline, fall, descent
means(noun) a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; "a fall from virtue"
fall
means(noun) a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
fall, downfall
means(noun) a movement downward; "the rise and fall of the tides"
fall
means(noun) the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
capitulation, fall, surrender
means(noun) the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
crepuscule, gloaming, dusk, fall, nightfall, evenfall, twilight, gloam, crepuscle
means(noun) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
fall, pin
means(noun) a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
fall, drop
means(noun) a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "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"
drop, free fall, dip, fall
means(verb) descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"
fall
means(verb) 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"
go down, descend, fall, come down
means(verb) 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 her work"
fall
means(verb) come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
fall, come
means(verb) fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
fall, come down, precipitate
means(verb) suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
fall
means(verb) 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
means(verb) 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 ears"
shine, strike, fall
means(verb) be captured; "The cities fell to the enemy"
fall
means(verb) occur at a specified time or place; "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
fall
means(verb) decrease in size, extent, or range; "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, decrease, diminish, lessen
means(verb) yield to temptation or sin; "Adam and Eve fell"
fall
means(verb) lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
fall
means(verb) 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 youngest student"
fall
means(verb) move in a specified direction; "The line of men fall forward"
fall
means(verb) be due; "payments fall on the 1st of the month"
fall
means(verb) lose one's chastity; "a fallen woman"
fall
means(verb) to be given by right or inheritance; "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
fall
means(verb) come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the oldest son"
fall, accrue
means(verb) fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
light, fall
means(verb) 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"
pass, devolve, fall, return
means(verb) slope downward; "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
fall
means(verb) lose an upright position suddenly; "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"
fall down, fall
means(verb) drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
fall
means(verb) fall or flow in a certain way; "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
fall, hang, flow
means(verb) assume a disappointed or sad expression; "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
fall
means(verb) be cast down; "his eyes fell"
fall
means(verb) come out; issue; "silly phrases fell from her mouth"
fall
means(verb) be born, used chiefly of lambs; "The lambs fell in the afternoon"
fall
means(verb) begin vigorously; "The prisoners fell to work right away"
fall
means(verb) go as if by falling; "Grief fell from our hearts"
fall
means(verb) come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell"
settle, fall, descend
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