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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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Words that Rhyme with Fall Out

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Example sentences of the word fall-out


1. Noun Phrase
Several ball bearings may fall out.

2. Noun Phrase
If bearings fall out, add more grease to hold them in place.

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))
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