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1. fall

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

Synonyms

  • 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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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

  • 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

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

Sentences with fall-equinox


1. Noun Phrase
The spring equinox marks the first day of spring, and the fall equinox marks the first day of fall.

2. Noun Phrase
Their passion to get inside your home is triggered by the fall equinox — an intriguing astronomical event that also compels other insects, such as cluster flies and Asian lady beetles, to seek shelter.

3. Noun Phrase
The fall equinox occurs late in the day on September 22, with its first full day on September 23.

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