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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 ?
The ill-fated bus, belonging to Kaveshwari Travels, with at least 50 pilgrims onboard is said fell off a bridge while travelling from Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh to Shirdi in Ahmednagar district, Maharashtra, according to police sources.
And a Central Scotland Police officer was hurt in May 2009 when he fell off a bike after his trouser leg got caught in the gears.
The lorry was travelling on the northbound carriageway towards the gasworks roundabout when a second-hand refrigerator fell off it into the path of a silver Suzuki Grand Vitara.
He fell off a stool after ordering a round of drinks.
For much of his life he suffered in silence, cared for by his devoted mum, Edna, until his story was featured in a book and award-winning television documentary -The Boy Whose Skin Fell Off.
Summary: Wuhan, July 31, 2010, SPA -- Five people were killed and 16 were injured after a bus fell off a cliff in central China&'s Hubei Province Friday afternoon, local authorities said.
On Easter Sunday, two people fell off a jet ski and a 13-year-old boy fell off a surf ski.
However, an eighth person fell off a steep, rocky slope and died.
AN opera singer fell off stage into the orchestra, damaging a cello worth more than pounds 100,000.
I thought 'I've got to get out' and I jumped out and saw the car fall off the cliff - Paige Dean, above with her brother Cameron, standing at the edge of the cliff with the car in the water below her, right, and with a piece of the car that fell off before the plunge, below
So naturally, just at the moment when I felt as if I were truly progressing and becoming good, the worst fear of all novices was realized: I fell off.
The boy fell off the makeshift swing on land at Ffordd y Pentre, Nercwys, near Mold, and plummeted down an embankment into the gulley at around 6pm yesterday.
When I got home, the tumor started changing, and about a month after I left Mexico, the one on my ear fell off.
Police in Sweden believe a dead camel found on a motorway fell off the back of a lorry.
Two 3-ton steel boxes fell off a large truck on an elevated road near Kobe in the early hours of Tuesday, hitting a minivehicle behind, injuring its driver and killing his wife who was traveling as a passenger, police said.