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1. fell

verb. ['ˈfɛl'] cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow.

Synonyms

  • descend
  • poleax
  • cut
  • log
  • strike down
  • go down
  • cut down
  • chop down
  • fall
  • come down
  • drop
  • poleaxe

Antonyms

  • rise
  • attend
  • increased
  • erase

Etymology

  • fel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fell (Old Norse)
  • fellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Fell

  • antipersonell
  • industrielle
  • aix-la-chapelle
  • marcantel
  • mademoiselle
  • sanmiguel
  • materiel
  • jeanmichele
  • esquivel
  • esquibel
  • clientele
  • carrasquel
  • carbonell
  • anfal
  • ransdell
  • quesnel
  • postrelle
  • personnel
  • nepl
  • montiel
  • mirabel
  • lyondell
  • get-well
  • gabriele
  • futrell
  • frenzel
  • dantrell
  • cantrelle
  • cantrell
  • bracknell

How do you pronounce fell?

Pronounce fell as fɛl.

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Sentences with fell


1. Verb, past tense
Remind her of how she initially fell in love -- or like -- with you.

Quotes about fell


1. 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. We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that's why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I'll never forget a single moment of it.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

3. And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…"he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word."What a stupid lamb,"I sighed."What a sick, masochistic lion.
- Stephenie Meyer, Twilight

2. fell

verb. ['ˈfɛl'] pass away rapidly.

Synonyms

  • go along
  • pass
  • glide by
  • slip by
  • vanish
  • slip away
  • go by
  • lapse
  • vaporize
  • elapse
  • fly

Antonyms

  • issue
  • validate
  • win
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • fel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fell (Old Norse)
  • fellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fell

verb. ['ˈfɛl'] sew a seam by folding the edges.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • run up
  • sew together

Antonyms

  • unmown
  • untrimmed
  • presence
  • start

Etymology

  • fel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fell (Old Norse)
  • fellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fell

noun. ['ˈfɛl'] seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges.

Synonyms

  • seam

Antonyms

  • expand
  • uncut

Etymology

  • fel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fell (Old Norse)
  • fellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fell

noun. ['ˈfɛl'] the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal).

Synonyms

  • goatskin
  • animal skin
  • hide
  • cowhide

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated

Etymology

  • fel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fell (Old Norse)
  • fellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fell

adjective. ['ˈfɛl'] (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering.

Synonyms

  • brutal
  • inhumane
  • roughshod
  • cruel
  • savage
  • vicious

Antonyms

  • ride
  • stay in place
  • float
  • refrain

Etymology

  • fel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fell (Old Norse)
  • fellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fell

noun. ['ˈfɛl'] the act of felling something (as a tree).

Synonyms

  • putting to death
  • kill

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase

Etymology

  • fel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fell (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fell (Old Norse)
  • fellen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fellan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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