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There are 44 meanings of the word Fall.

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Fall - as a noun

The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of adam and eve

Example: "Women have been blamed ever since the fall"

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fall of man

The season when the leaves fall from the trees

Example: "In the fall of 1973"

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A sudden drop from an upright position

Example: "He had a nasty spill on the ice"

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A downward slope or bend

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A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity

Example: "A fall from virtue"

A sudden decline in strength or number or importance

Example: "The fall of the house of hapsburg"

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A movement downward

Example: "The rise and fall of the tides"

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The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

Example: "They were protected until the capitulation of the fort"

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The time of day immediately following sunset

Example: "He loved the twilight"

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hour7time of day
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When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

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A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

Example: "It was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"

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A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

Example: "A drop of 57 points on the dow jones index"

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dip6drop7free fall
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Fall - as a verb

Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

Example: "The branch fell from the tree"

Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind

Example: "Fall into a trap"

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change stateturn4
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Come under, be classified or included

Example: "Fall into a category"

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Fall from clouds

Example: "Rain, snow and sleet were falling"

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come downprecipitate17
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Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin

Example: "We must stand or fall"

Die, as in battle or in a hunt

Example: "Many soldiers fell at verdun"

Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

Example: "Light fell on her face"

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Be captured

Example: "The cities fell to the enemy"

Occur at a specified time or place

Example: "Christmas falls on a monday this year"

Yield to temptation or sin

Example: "Adam and eve fell"

Lose office or power

Example: "The government fell overnight"

To be given by assignment or distribution

Example: "The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team"

Move in a specified direction

Example: "The line of men fall forward"

Be due

Example: "Payments fall on the 1st of the month"

Lose one's chastity

Example: "A fallen woman"

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To be given by right or inheritance

Example: "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"

Come into the possession of

Example: "The house accrued to the oldest son"

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Fall to somebody by assignment or lot; passed

Example: "The task fell to me"

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Be inherited by

Example: "The estate fell to my sister"

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change handschange owners
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Slope downward

Example: "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"

Lose an upright position suddenly

Example: "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"

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fall down

Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position

Example: "She fell back in her chair"

Fall or flow in a certain way

Example: "This dress hangs well"

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Assume a disappointed or sad expression

Example: "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"

Be cast down

Example: "His eyes fell"

Come out; issue

Example: "Silly phrases fell from her mouth"

Be born, used chiefly of lambs

Example: "The lambs fell in the afternoon"

Begin vigorously

Example: "The prisoners fell to work right away"

Go as if by falling

Example: "Grief fell from our hearts"

Come as if by falling

Example: "Night fell"

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Example Sentences

"The fall of the leaves signaled the change of season."
"She had a nasty fall and injured her knee."
"The fall from the ladder resulted in a broken arm."
"The stock market experienced a significant fall after the company's announcement."
"He suffered a terrible fall while skiing down the steep slope."
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Word Game Points

Is FALL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, fall is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FALL has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is FALL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, fall is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FALL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is FALL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, fall is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FALL has a WORDFEUD points total of 7.

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