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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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In August 2002, parts of central Europe experienced unprecedented flooding after record rains fell upon saturated soils and brimming reservoirs.
The bank presented its claim, but this tremendous pressure fell upon it, so tire bank prefers to withdraw the charges and absorb the losses rather than deal with this.
For many, the terror that fell upon our soil on Sept.
Bros were mesmerized by bros as their gaze fell upon every sick move like a hieroglyphic scrawled into the walls of the pool.
Because New York's ambulances were otherwise occupied, it fell upon nursing home operators to ferry hospital patients to their facilities.
Whether it was for reasons of conscience or convenience, they thus avoided the harsh penalties that fell upon men shipped overseas to fight in that controversial conflict.
Suspicion immediately fell upon attendant Wilson, from Perth, who had keys to the store areas and the locked boxes the coins were kept in.
It was during his first assignment with the company that he fell upon the formula to make vinyl, one of the most widely used plastics in the world today.
On the next page, Columbus in returning from his first voyage makes an "embarrassed landfall at Lisbon" without mention of the intense storm (some have said a cyclone) that fell upon the Nina after leaving the Azores - a storm which literally drove the ship into the Tagus estuary.
1998 In preparing this chronology, timed for the opening of the Rothko retrospective at the National Gallery in Washington, I leafed through the galley proofs of the catalogue and immediately fell upon a moment in 1952 when the artist refused to let the Whitney acquisition committee review two of his paintings, claiming that he had a "deep sense of responsibility for the life my pictures will lead out in the world.
From the drops of Uranus' blood that fell upon her were born the Furies, the Giants, and the Meliai (the ash-tree nymphs).
A cascade of legislative proposals to address regulatory overreach and the science of assessing industry risks fell upon several House and Senate committees.
When Heracles went to the country, they climbed up his goblet by ladders to drink from it, and while he was asleep two whole armies of them fell upon his right hand, and two upon his left.
The importance and responsibility of describing and illustrating this precedent-setting case in an efficient and technologically accurate way fell upon the team at Z-Axis, as they supported the litigation efforts of the law firm of Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi L.