fell fell  /ˈfɛl/


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


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  1. The city pulled together as lives fell apart.
  2. Millions of people fell in love with the customizable suburbanites of The Sims, which became the best-selling PC game of all time.
  3. A curtain of German propaganda fell.


  1. Minor injuries for hiker who fell down Wash. falls

    Snohomish County officials say a 23-year-old Monroe man suffered what appeared to be minor injuries when he fell 40-50 feet over the lower falls at Wallace Falls State Park near Gold Bar, Wash.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Crews rescue hiker who fell at Wallace Falls

    A 23-year-old man who slipped and fell down at Wallace Falls near Gold Bar was rescued Friday afternoon. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said the man traveled about 40-50 feet down the falls before he was able to stop and get on top of rocks.  Authorities told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News a passerby saw the man and called 911 at about 1:30 p.m. It is unknown if the passerby saw the man fall or ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma

  3. Yum says China sales fell 19 percent in May

    Yum says China sales fell 19 percent in May NEW YORK (AP) — Yum Brands says a key sales figure in China dropped 19 percent in May, as the parent company of KFC worked to recover from the double whammy of a new strain of bird flu and an earlier controversy over its chicken supply. Yum Brands Inc. added that it expects sales at established restaurants to continue recovering over the course of the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

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  1. "I'm still recovering from that moment, and I have absolutely no idea what happened after that," Swinton said. "So, you know, you can tell me my dress fell off and I'd believe you, so don't be cruel."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Tilda Swinton Source: ABC News

  2. "Clint made a good run in the middle, the ball fell to me ...... time kind of stopped," Donovan said. "You can't miss from there."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Donovan Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I suddenly felt the train, like a roller coaster, topple ...... to one side and all the way to the other side. When it finally went off the tracks, many people fell on me," Zhang said.
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Zhang Jun Source: FOXNews

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