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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 fiscal 2002, returns on investment fell short of invested amounts by an average 32.
Tax revenues for prefectural governments fell short of the projection by 258.
The Basel Committee said it found several instances where both the EU and US fell short of requirements.
In the 2007 GCSE results, 36 in Merseyside and North Cheshire - Liverpool (11), Wirral (6), Knowsley (5), Sefton (5), Halton (3), St Helens (2), Cheshire (2) and Warrington (2) - fell short of that threshold.
Glendale High's second-half comeback fell short for the second straight week, and visiting Pasadena pulled out a 28-18 victory Thursday night in a Pacific League opener.
Tyne and Wear Fire Brigade took up the challenge of scoring just over eight runs an over to win and only just fell short.
Monthly leasing fell short of the previous November's activity in Midtown and Midtown South, but Downtown received a boost when a major law firm signed one of that market's largest leases since Sept.
New fixed-amount postal savings, known as "teigaku" savings, fell short of withdrawals by 378.
Recruiting Roundtable Practice Manager David Williams noted, "While the overall feedback on large-scale RPO engagements generally fell short of expectations, our research reveals that some organizations are successful with this structure.
Government spending also fell short of state targets, dragging down overall growth numbers.
Summary: England's men fell short of victory in the XIX Commonwealth Games artistic gymnastics team competition as Australia triumphed in Delhi.
The loss came despite a ninth-inning rally by the JetHawks that fell short.
Strasburg said the board cast a vote in the right direction, but it still fell short of the actual recommendation of the [RGB] staff itself for 7 and 8 percent.
Where the industry fell short is that last year the indie sector generated absolute blockbusters with Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ and Fahrenheit 9/11.
Even though what we were able to achieve at the bargaining table fell short of many of our hopes, it is nevertheless a very good deal, one to be proud of, and my congratulations and thanks go out to all those who worked so hard for so long to bring it to fruition,'' WGA, west, President Daniel Petrie Jr.