- fall as a noun:
- 2 Fall
- 3 fall
- 12 as a verb:
The season when the leaves fall from the trees:
— In the fall of 1973.
The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve.
A downward slope or bend.
Dutch: achteruitgang, afdaling, afkomst, afname, daling, helling, terugval, verval
A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity.
A sudden decline in strength or number or importance:
— The fall of the House of Hapsburg.
Dutch: neergang, ondergang, teloorgang, val
A movement downward.
The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions).
The time of day immediately following sunset:
— They finished before the fall of night.
Dutch: avondschemering, schemering
When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat.
A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity.
Dutch: smak, val
Polish: upadnięcie, spadnięcie, padnięcie
A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity:
— When that became known the price of their stock went into free fall.
Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity.
Dutch: kukelen, mieteren, duvelen, lazeren, donderen, vallen
Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way:
— The barometer is falling.
Dutch: afdalen, dalen, zakken
Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind.
Come under, be classified or included:
— Fall into a category.
Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin.
Die, as in battle or in a hunt.
Dutch: sneuvelen, sneven, vallen
Occur at a specified time or place.
Decrease in size, extent, or range.
Dutch: achteruitlopen, afnemen, minderen, slabakken, teruglopen, verminderen
Yield to temptation or sin.
Lose office or power.
To be given by assignment or distribution.
Move in a specified direction.
Lose one's chastity.
To be given by right or inheritance.
Come into the possession of.
Dutch: verhogen, vervallen
Fall to somebody by assignment or lot.
Be inherited by.
Lose an upright position suddenly.
synonym: fall down.
Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position.
Assume a disappointed or sad expression.
Be cast down.
Come out; issue.
Be born, used chiefly of lambs.
Go as if by falling.
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