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be overthrown

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be killed

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become

come

fall apart: break up

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fall apart: break down

fall apart: go to pieces

fall asleep

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fall away: slope

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fall back on something or someone

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fall behind: lag

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fall behind: be in arrears

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  • be in arrears
  • be late
  • not keep up

fall down

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fall for someone

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  • fall in love with
  • become infatuated with
  • be smitten by
  • be swept off your feet by
  • desire
  • fancy
  • succumb to the charms of
  • lose your head over

fall for something

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fall foul of something or someone

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  • come into conflict with
  • brush with
  • have trouble with
  • cross swords with
  • run foul of
  • make an enemy of

fall in: collapse

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fall in: get in line

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fall in love with someone

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  • lose your heart (to)
  • fall (for)
  • become infatuated (with)
  • be smitten by
  • fancy
  • become attached to
  • take a fancy to
  • become fond of
  • become enamoured of
  • be swept off your feet (by)
  • conceive an affection for

fall in with someone

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fall in with something

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fall off: tumble

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fall on or upon something or someone

fall short

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fall through

fall to someone

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fall to something

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Synonyms for fall

to move downward in response to gravity

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to go from a more erect posture to a less erect posture

to come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

to undergo capture, defeat, or ruin

to slope downward

to become or cause to become less active or intense

to undergo a sharp, rapid descent in value or price

to undergo moral deterioration

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to take place at a set time

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to come as by lot or inheritance

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fall back: to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

fall back: to move in a reverse direction

fall down: to be unsuccessful

fall off: to decline, as in value or quantity, very gradually

fall off: to become or cause to become less active or intense

fall through: to be unsuccessful

the act of dropping from a height

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a sudden involuntary drop to the ground

a downward slope or distance

a disastrous overwhelming defeat or ruin

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a sudden drop from an upright position

a lapse into sin

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a sudden decline in strength or number or importance

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a movement downward

the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

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when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

come under, be classified or included

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fall from clouds

suffer defeat, failure, or ruin

touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

be captured

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occur at a specified time or place

yield to temptation or sin

lose office or power

to be given by assignment or distribution

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move in a specified direction

be due

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lose one's chastity

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to be given by right or inheritance

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come into the possession of

fall to somebody by assignment or lot

slope downward

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lose an upright position suddenly

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drop oneself to a lower or less erect position

fall or flow in a certain way

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assume a disappointed or sad expression

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be cast down

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be born, used chiefly of lambs

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go as if by falling

come as if by falling

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References in periodicals archive ?
A Welsh Ambulance spokesman said: "We were called to reports of three people falling down the escalator at the store on Christmas Eve, at about 11.
In a couple of years my son will go wandering off on his own and I don't want him falling down the well.
After waiting nearly a month for the council to help, Mr McIntosh decided to take action to stop his children Kristofer, 11, and Michelle, five, from falling down the hole by accident.
A RETIRED shop manager died after falling down stairs at her Stockton home, an inquest heard.
30am the next morning he sustained serious injuries following an incident which resulted in him falling down some stairs.
A TEENAGER was rescued by firefighters after falling down a well just outside Coventry yesterday afternoon.
Pathologist Sam Kiberou found that the pensioner had died from an intra-cerebral bleed caused by an accidental injury to the head after falling down stairs.
Mr Cotton's injuries were consistent with falling down a steep slope and then plummeting from a height on to rocks.
A HOLIDAYMAKER who suffered head injuries after falling down aircraft steps on to a runway, was expected to be released from hospital today.
I was required to fall down several times due to Emma being in the early stages of pregnancy,'' says Faulkner, ``but the only trouble was, I did the falling down a bit too well
I turned around and looked and saw somebody falling down the hill,'' said Marcos Attalla, 31, of Sylmar.
FAMILY pets and a pigeon falling down a chimney were among the things blamed by people who failed to pay their television licences.
A MAN had to be rescued by Midlands firefighters after falling down a six-foot hole.
DANCE company Earthfall Can't Stand Up For Falling Down.
I saw a guy hollering and screaming and falling down, I didn't know what was going on - they were falling down trying to fight the sand sharks.