1. The season when the leaves fall from the trees (synset 115261656)
    "in the fall of 1973"
  2. A sudden drop from an upright position (synset 100077704)
    "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
  3. The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve (synset 107493671)
    "women have been blamed ever since the Fall"
  4. A downward slope or bend (synset 109288526)
  5. A lapse into sin;
    A loss of innocence or of chastity (synset 100758272)
    "a fall from virtue"
  6. A sudden decline in strength or number or importance (synset 107442328)
    "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
  7. A movement downward (synset 107384870)
    "the rise and fall of the tides"
  8. The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions) (synset 100068527)
    "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
  9. The time of day immediately following sunset (synset 115194468)
    "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
  10. When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat (synset 107486511)
  11. A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity (synset 107376986)
    "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"
  12. A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity (synset 105119135)
    "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"
  1. Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity (synset 201976312)
    "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"
  2. Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way (synset 201974840)
    "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again"
  3. Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind (synset 200147635)
    "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"
  4. Come under, be classified or included (synset 202735838)
    "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
  5. Fall from clouds (synset 202762779)
    "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
  6. Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin (synset 202534651)
    "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
  7. Die, as in battle or in a hunt (synset 202626293)
    "Many soldiers fell at Verdun"; "Several deer have fallen to the same gun"; "The shooting victim fell dead"
  8. Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly (synset 202618011)
    "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears"
  9. Be captured (synset 202309487)
    "The cities fell to the enemy"
  10. Occur at a specified time or place (synset 200343098)
    "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
  11. Decrease in size, extent, or range (synset 200151509)
    "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"
  12. Yield to temptation or sin (synset 202571826)
    "Adam and Eve fell"
  13. Lose office or power (synset 202390295)
    "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
  14. To be given by assignment or distribution (synset 202363654)
    "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"
  15. Move in a specified direction (synset 202103691)
    "The line of men fall forward"
  16. Be due (synset 202667093)
    "payments fall on the 1st of the month"
  17. Lose one's chastity (synset 202572007)
    "a fallen woman"
  18. To be given by right or inheritance (synset 202363921)
    "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
  19. Come into the possession of (synset 202234838)
    "The house accrued to the oldest son"
  20. Fall to somebody by assignment or lot (synset 202234610)
    "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
  21. Be inherited by (synset 202234332)
    "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"
  22. Slope downward (synset 202041684)
    "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
  23. Lose an upright position suddenly (synset 201988331)
    "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"
  24. Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position (synset 201988133)
    "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
  25. Fall or flow in a certain way (synset 201545450)
    "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"
  26. Assume a disappointed or sad expression (synset 200562452)
    "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
  27. Be cast down (synset 200562343)
    "his eyes fell"
  28. Come out;
    Issue (synset 200531257)
    "silly phrases fell from her mouth"
  29. Be born, used chiefly of lambs (synset 200361331)
    "The lambs fell in the afternoon"
  30. Begin vigorously (synset 200347493)
    "The prisoners fell to work right away"
  31. Go as if by falling (synset 200342969)
    "Grief fell from our hearts"
  32. Come as if by falling (synset 200342819)
    "Night fell"; "Silence fell"

Other Searches