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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 ?
Trevor Williams, chief economist at Lloyds TSB Corporate Markets, said: "Although confidence levels fell back at the end of the year, the context here is critical.
currency fell back in the afternoon in tandem with falling share prices.
Some of his men fell back anyway, but found themselves surrounded by American forces.
We fell back before the city of Ravenna because it was a large city and entering it was likely to involve a lot of house-to-house fighting.
Butter shipments fell back 5% compared with a year earlier to 11,600t, mainly because of reduced imports from France.
Because of a problem with the first stage of its launch rocket, the craft never reached orbit and fell back toward Earth.
In contrast, the production of farm machinery and equipment fell back after some recovery in February and March.
Meanwhile, the multifamily side of the market fell back from its improved level of the previous two months, signaling that a sustained upturn for this over-built category had yet to arrive.
On Sunday, Hord found himself sitting fourth after the first corner, then fell back another position before once again patiently moving up spot after spot and taking the lead for good on lap seven.
Summary: Inflation fell back from 17-month highs in May despite petrol prices reaching record levels.
At Daytona last year, we missed the wreck, went down through the grass in the infield, and came back and challenged for fifth and fell back to seventh at the end.
Brie and Camembert, which are grouped together in Customs data, saw a 23% slump to 3,815 tonnes, while Edam tonnages fell back 12% to just over 4,000t.
The output of energy materials, which had been boosted in July by a spurt in electricity generation, fell back because of the further strike-related curtailments in coal mining.
the nonlinked free-asset ratio fell back to 11% from 15% in 1997.
After a few sluggish moves into positive territory at midday, the blue-chip index fell back and extended the losses of last week, when the Dow dropped 298.