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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Many companies held special fall protection safety meetings, and trainings on jobsites.
To keep that focus at the front of our minds let's review information regarding fall protection in Washington State.
First, all fall reports involving psychogeriatric inpatients in UCH in 2016 were retrieved from the Advance Incident Reporting System and retrospectively reviewed.
Throughout this multi-year project as interventions were added gradually to nurses' toolkit for fall prevention and safety, a steady decline in the number of falls occurred.
The researchers counted how many people had a single fall in the 12 months after the frailty assessment and how many had 2 or more falls.
In no fall group, 66.5% of patients had KPS score 90-100 as compared to 33.5% of patients with KPS score [less than or equal to] 80 (p < 0.001).
[6] Patients who were not able to cooperate or tolerate the fall risk evaluation and patients who had undergone previous orthopedic surgery or who had any other diseases were excluded.
Among the agency's many fall prevention resources is the Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries Initiative for Health Care Providers.
Sixty-three oil and gas extraction workers died as the result of a fall during 2005-2014, (average = 6.3 fatalities per year).
As the association for personal protective equipment, ISEA's membership includes the leading manufacturers of fall protection equipment and systems.
Pediatric Inpatient Falls (Graf-PIF), CHAMPS, Cummings scale, Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) scale, and the Humpty Dumpty Fall Scale (Kramlich & Dende, 2016).
In this study 'fall' is defined as 'a patient falling, coming in contact with the ground or another surface, suddenly and without expectation.' It excludes falling as a result of violence or deliberately falling.
Busloads of foreign tourists are frequently streaming to Pagsanjan town in Laguna, where they are picked up by small wooden boats to take them upstream to the most famous falls in neighboring Cavinti town.