English dictionary definition of:

fall


Noun

  • the season when the leaves fall from the trees
  • a sudden drop from an upright position
  • the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
  • a downward slope or bend
  • a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity
  • a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
  • a movement downward
  • the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
  • the time of day immediately following sunset
  • 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

Verb

  • descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
  • move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
  • pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
  • come under, be classified or included
  • fall from clouds
  • suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
  • die, as in battle or in a hunt
  • touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly
  • be captured
  • occur at a specified time or place
  • decrease in size, extent, or range
  • yield to temptation or sin
  • lose office or power
  • to be given by assignment or distribution
  • move in a specified direction
  • be due
  • lose one's chastity
  • to be given by right or inheritance
  • come into the possession of
  • fall to somebody by assignment or lot
  • be inherited by
  • slope downward
  • lose an upright position suddenly
  • drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
  • fall or flow in a certain way
  • assume a disappointed or sad expression
  • be cast down
  • come out; issue
  • be born, used chiefly of lambs
  • begin vigorously
  • go as if by falling
  • come as if by falling

Thesaurus

accrue   autumn   capitulation   come   crepuscle   crepuscule   declension   declination   decline   declivity   decrease   descend   descent   devolve   diminish   dip   downfall   downslope   drop   dusk   evenfall   flow   gloam   gloaming   hang   lessen   light   nightfall   pass   pin   precipitate   return   settle   shine   spill   strike   surrender   tumble   twilight  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ll words and learn about the word fall in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1.

Scrabble score for fall


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 14:23:00 on 11-02-20

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