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(adj., adj.sat, verb, noun)


There are 18 meanings of the word Falling.

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Falling - as an adjective

Becoming lower or less in degree or value

Example: "A falling market"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Falling - as an adjective satellite

Decreasing in amount or degree

Example: "Falling temperature"

Coming down freely under the influence of gravity

Example: "The eerie whistle of dropping bombs"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Falling - as a verb

(heading) to be moved downwards.

To move downwards.

To happen, to change negatively.

To be allotted to; to arrive through chance, fate, or inheritance.

Example: "And so it falls to me to make this important decision.  the estate fell to his brother; the kingdom fell into the hands of his rivals."

To diminish; to lessen or lower.

To bring forth.

Example: "To fall lambs"

To issue forth into life; to be brought forth; said of the young of certain animals.

To descend in character or reputation; to become degraded; to sink into vice, error, or sin.

To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.

Example: "To fall into error;  to fall into difficulties"

To assume a look of shame or disappointment; to become or appear dejected; said of the face.

To happen; to come to pass; to chance or light (upon).

To begin with haste, ardour, or vehemence; to rush or hurry.

Example: "After arguing, they fell to blows."

To be dropped or uttered carelessly.

Example: "An unguarded expression fell from his lips."

(of a fabric) to hang down (under the influence of gravity).

Example: "An empire-style dress has a high waistline – directly under the bust – from which the dress falls all the way to a hem as low as the floor."

Falling - as a noun

Present participle of fall

Example Sentences

"The falling leaves created a colorful carpet on the ground."
"We watched the falling snowflakes from inside the warm cabin."
"The falling rain made the streets slippery and dangerous."
"The hikers navigated the treacherous trail due to the falling rocks."
"The falling prices of the stocks worried investors."
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Word Game Points

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

FALLING has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is FALLING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, falling is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FALLING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is FALLING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, falling is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FALLING has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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