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Overview of noun fall

The noun fall has 12 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (14) fall, autumn

(the season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973")

2. (4) spill, tumble, fall

(a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice")

3. (3) Fall

(the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve; "women have been blamed ever since the Fall")

4. (2) descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope

(a downward slope or bend)

5. (2) fall

(a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; "a fall from virtue")

6. (1) fall, downfall

(a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg")

7. (1) fall

(a movement downward; "the rise and fall of the tides")

8. (1) capitulation, fall, surrender

(the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort")

9. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle

(the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night")

10. fall, pin

(when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat)

11. drop, fall

(a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height")

12. drop, dip, fall, free fall

(a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; "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")

Overview of adj fallen

The adj fallen has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) fallen

(having dropped by the force of gravity; "fallen leaves covered the forest floor"; "sat on a fallen tree trunk")

2. fallen

(having fallen in or collapsed; "a fallen building")

3. fallen

(having lost your chastity; "a fallen woman")

4. fallen

(killed in battle; "to honor fallen soldiers") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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