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1. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] descend in free fall under the influence of gravity.

Synonyms

  • tumble
  • drop
  • drop down
  • plummet
  • sink
  • dive
  • collapse
  • plunge
  • precipitate
  • come down
  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • function
  • unify
  • keep

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Fall

  • aerospatiale
  • wiesenthal
  • transvaal
  • reinstall
  • villareal
  • marcial
  • centrale
  • marsal
  • kabral
  • cabrall
  • bonsall
  • bansal
  • avenall
  • yigal
  • talal
  • strahl
  • segall
  • seagal
  • rupaul
  • rahal
  • nidal
  • natal
  • morrall
  • mittal
  • mahal
  • leval
  • laval
  • kemal
  • jamal
  • gopal

How do you pronounce fall?

Pronounce fall as fɔl.

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Sentences with fall


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Persons who fall under these categories may even have their firearms revoked.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Do so during early fall for cool-weather grasses and in the late spring for warm-weather grasses.

3. Verb, base form
Asparagus foliage will turn brown or yellow and begin to fall back to the ground when it is dead.

Quotes about fall


1. You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.
- Dr. Seuss

2. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

3. As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way.

Synonyms

  • abseil
  • alight
  • subside
  • precipitate
  • plop
  • get off
  • rope down
  • unhorse
  • get down
  • cascade
  • cascade down
  • slump
  • set
  • dismount
  • topple
  • flop
  • tumble
  • come down
  • light
  • locomote
  • move
  • correct
  • pitch
  • avalanche
  • sink
  • crash
  • plunge
  • pounce
  • go
  • swoop
  • settle
  • dive
  • drop
  • prolapse
  • descend
  • climb down
  • decline
  • roll down
  • rappel
  • go down
  • drip
  • plunk
  • travel

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • float
  • rise
  • hide

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind.

Synonyms

  • stumble
  • collapse
  • slip
  • fall for
  • come apart
  • lag
  • fall apart
  • dawdle
  • flop
  • lose
  • fall back
  • drop off
  • fall in love
  • crumble
  • change state
  • recede
  • fall away
  • split up
  • drop away
  • separate
  • fall behind
  • founder
  • fall flat
  • turn
  • drop
  • break

Antonyms

  • addition
  • maximization
  • waxing
  • widening

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fall

noun. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] the season when the leaves fall from the trees.

Synonyms

  • autumn
  • fall equinox
  • autumnal equinox
  • Saint Martin's summer
  • time of year
  • September equinox
  • Indian summer

Antonyms

  • appreciation
  • classification
  • inflation
  • expansion

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] come under, be classified or included.

Synonyms

  • be

Antonyms

  • heavy-footed
  • deep

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] suffer defeat, failure, or ruin.

Synonyms

  • fail
  • go wrong

Antonyms

  • pull
  • success
  • achiever

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] fall from clouds.

Synonyms

  • condense
  • rain down
  • precipitate
  • spat
  • hail
  • come down
  • rain
  • distil
  • distill
  • snow

Antonyms

  • significant
  • intemperate
  • compact
  • indigestible

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fall

noun. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] a sudden drop from an upright position.

Synonyms

  • slip
  • wipeout
  • tumble
  • trip
  • pratfall

Antonyms

  • running
  • rush
  • maximise
  • maximize

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] decrease in size, extent, or range.

Synonyms

  • slow up
  • lessen
  • decrescendo
  • weaken
  • slacken off
  • slack off
  • dwindle
  • slow down
  • retard
  • deflate
  • undervalue
  • drop off
  • vaporize
  • ease off
  • decelerate
  • abate
  • depreciate
  • slow
  • diminish
  • wane
  • boil down
  • vanish
  • decrease
  • change magnitude
  • concentrate
  • de-escalate
  • reduce
  • dwindle down
  • die away
  • contract
  • shrivel
  • ease up
  • taper
  • shrivel up
  • decoct
  • decline
  • let up
  • shrink
  • go down
  • devaluate
  • remit
  • devalue
  • thin out
  • wither
  • dwindle away
  • fly
  • break
  • flag
  • shorten

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase
  • expand
  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fall

verb. ['ˈfɔl, ˈfɑːl'] touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • go on
  • happen
  • hap
  • occur
  • pass off
  • come about
  • take place
  • fall out
  • shine

Antonyms

  • light
  • extinguish
  • darken
  • heavy

Etymology

  • fallen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • feallan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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