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Overview of noun fell

The noun fell has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. hide, fell

(the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal))

2. fell, felled seam

(seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges)

3. fell

(the act of felling something (as a tree))


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 verb fell

The verb fell has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) fell, drop, strike down, cut down

(cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers")

2. fly, fell, vanish

(pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him")

3. fell

(sew a seam by folding the edges)


Overview of adj fell

The adj fell has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. barbarous, brutal, cruel, fell, roughshod, savage, vicious

((of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks")

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