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fall

fall

 
pronunciation:
fawl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
fall apart, fall down
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part of speech: verb
inflections: falls, falling, fell, fallen
definition 1: to move from a higher position to a lower position.
At the end of the play, the curtain fell.He fell from the top of the tree.
 
synonyms:
drop
antonyms:
rise
similar words:
come down
definition 2: to become less; go down in amount or degree.
The price of gasoline fell last month.The students' voices fell to a whisper when the teacher walked in.
synonyms:
decrease, drop
similar words:
dip, drop off, fade
definition 3: to start to be in a particular condition or position; become.
Sue and David were just friends, but last summer they fell in love.He fell behind in his work because he was sick.
synonyms:
become
similar words:
drop, take
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the season of the year between summer and winter; autumn.
synonyms:
autumn
phrase: fall apart
phrase: fall down
derivation: falling (n.)
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