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Synonyms for fall

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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I am satisfied that Billy did not black out at the top of the stairs but fell down by accident by being unsteady on his feet," Mr Woolley said.
West Yorkshire Police said: "It appears the gentleman who fell down the well was one of the fleeing burglars.
A COMPANY operating in Preston Brook, Runcorn has been fined pounds 10,000 after a worker was seriously injured when he fell down an unguarded and unlit stairwell.
Kyrgyz film maker Nurbek Bolotov rescued 24 people out of the minivan that fell down into the river.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - Hampered by rough terrain and darkness, rescue workers opted to spend the night with an injured hiker who fell down a steep embankment and was later airlifted to a hospital after dawn Tuesday, authorities said.
The man, 40, fell down 10 steps from a passenger plane at Tenerife airport on Friday evening.
Wu said: 'One person fell down on a grate in the park and caused many people to fall down.
Steve: Which one of those guys was the one that fell down while he was rollerblading?
The Alan Bailey-trained gelding, having his second outing and wearing blinkers for the first time, fell down a steep bank before running loose for several minutes on the adjoining golf course.
Abbottabad -- A Chinese engineer died after fell down in a hole dug for pillar on the busiest China-Pakistan Economic Project (CPEC) construction work here near Doba Tharpawa Motorway section-II.
KHUZDAR -- A student of Khuzdar Residential College was killed as he fell down from motorcycle when he was on his way to attend a feast in Wadh, on Sunday.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- An old tree fell down on four people and killed two at a cafe in ystanbul on Tuesday, which was recorded by security camera of the cafe.
Matthew Walters, 34, was with Jack Russell Buster when he fell down the hole in a gravel lay-by in Dunsley Road, Stourbridge.
I'm taking my dog for a walk when suddenly I fall down a cave and I'm saved by the man of my dreams who I was hoping might ask me out before I fell down the cave," she said.
The 76-year-old former Leeds defender, who managed Boro from 1973-77, winning the former Division Two title in his first season and the Anglo-Scottish Cup, fell down stairs in his home in Northumberland and crawled to the phone to call for help.