fall fall  /ˈfɔl/


  1. (n) the season when the leaves fall from the trees
  2. (n) a sudden drop from an upright position
  3. (n) the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
  4. (n) a downward slope or bend
  5. (n) a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity
  6. (n) a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
  7. (n) a movement downward
  8. (n) the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
  9. (n) the time of day immediately following sunset
  10. (n) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
  11. (n) a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
  12. (n) a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity
  13. (v) descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
  14. (v) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  15. (v) pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
  16. (v) come under, be classified or included
  17. (v) fall from clouds
  18. (v) suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
  19. (v) die, as in battle or in a hunt
  20. (v) touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
  21. (v) be captured
  22. (v) occur at a specified time or place
  23. (v) decrease in size, extent, or range
  24. (v) yield to temptation or sin
  25. (v) lose office or power
  26. (v) to be given by assignment or distribution
  27. (v) move in a specified direction
  28. (v) be due
  29. (v) lose one's chastity
  30. (v) to be given by right or inheritance
  31. (v) come into the possession of
  32. (v) fall to somebody by assignment or lot
  33. (v) be inherited by
  34. (v) slope downward
  35. (v) lose an upright position suddenly
  36. (v) drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
  37. (v) fall or flow in a certain way
  38. (v) assume a disappointed or sad expression
  39. (v) be cast down
  40. (v) come out; issue
  41. (v) be born, used chiefly of lambs
  42. (v) begin vigorously
  43. (v) go as if by falling
  44. (v) come as if by falling


Derived Word(s)


  1. The Paris fall, 2008 collections confirmed that a more subdued, razor-sharp, chic vibe is coming back into fashion, displacing last season's softer more romantic mood.
  2. With a half-dozen new imports this fall, American TV is a diversified global marketplace.
  3. Here comes fall, earnest and urgent, whispering of Important Books and Movies in Oscar Contention and Controversial Art Exhibitions.


  1. Fall Out Boy cling to their core

    AUSTIN, Texas – Fall Out Boy , the popular mid-2000s band with punk roots who became synonymous with the term emo, have hit the road for the first time in almost four years in support of their new record, “Save Rock and Roll.” After releasing “Folie à Deux” in 2008 to lukewarm response from fans, who booed songs played from the ill-fated record, and after taking a necessary extended hiatus, it ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Fall Out Boy Performing At House Of Blues

    They titled their latest record "Save Rock and Roll." But what exactly did Fall Out Boy rescue it from? Read on and find out: Macho Posturing Traditionally, rock stars have been expected to be musically inclined extensions of their genitalia. Think about
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  3. Fall In Love with Sandestin "By Land or By Sea"

    Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Announces the Fall in Love Wedding Package DESTIN, FL, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Northwest Florida's Ultimate Wedding Destination today ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I do believe that there will be certain assets that ...... we'll be able to recommend can be either redeployed or not deployed to the theater in the fall," General Petraeus, now the senior four-star general in Iraq, told the Senate Armed...
    on May 22, 2008 By: David Petraeus Source: Christian Science Monitor

  2. "Although conventional interest rate policy is constrained by the fact that nominal interest rates cannot fall below zero, the second arrow in the Federal Reserve's quiver - the provision of liquidity - remains effective," Mr Bernanke said.
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: The Australian

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