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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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Another ten riders fell foul of the new rule at Taunton on Thursday, and Jockeys' Association chief executive John Blake yesterday called for better communication between officials and riders.
HIBS boss Alex McLeish will continue to monitor Manchester City defender Shaun Holmes - after the 19-year-old's trial fell foul of bad weather.
However, he fell foul of the stewards and after being found guilty of careless riding, he was handed a one day suspension (December 21).
Alan Day fell foul of the race conditions when he was banned for seven days (dates to be advised by Portman Square) for using his whip on Tis Gromit, who was a distant third.
I went with some pals this week and fell foul of a daft rule which gives you a specific time to enter the crown jewel of the attraction, the Royal Palace.
DONALD NAYLOR and Hunters Bog Trotters fell foul of officials at the East of Scotland Cross Country Championships in Kelso.
had a far less satisfactory outcome for the championship leader's younger brother Philip, who, along with trainer John Hassett, fell foul of the stewards after the two-mile novice hurdle.
The Unionist leader fell foul of London's traffic wardens after a meeting with Irish PM Bertie Ahern over-ran.
DR PHILIP Pritchard did not know whether to laugh or cry when he fell foul of racing's red tape for forgetting his jockey's medical book and was fined pounds 55.
It followed an incident in which they fell foul of the local officials following the running and riding of Answered Promise in division one of the Annual Members Maiden Stakes on November 5.
IT appears that The Supernaturals fell foul of Robbie Williams's po-faced management while supporting him on tour.
The race was renamed the Fort Dodge Handicap Hurdle as early as last Tuesday-24 hours before the Festival fell foul of the foot and mouth epidemic.
The French international fell foul of a cunning plan to cut the wage bill at the Turkish club he joined from Nantes in the summer.