Some articles on fall:
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... cross the doorway, it caused her to fall from the skies and to another realm called Fantasy World, which was dominated by the evil Emperor Dante ... dress while it helped catch the wind during her fall, the perilous adventures of Princess Athena began as she landed in a wilderness overrun by beast-like warriors ... Shouldn't Be Opened B", disregarding her loyal maid Helene's advice, and they both fall to Elysium World where they face off against other villains ...
... Fall Weiss ("Case White", "Plan White" German spelling Fall Weiß) was the Nazi strategic plan for the invasion of Poland ...
More definitions of "fall":
- (verb): Lose office or power.
Example: "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
- (verb): Lose an upright position suddenly.
Synonyms: fall down
- (noun): A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity.
Example: "When that became known the price of their stock went into free fall"
Synonyms: drop, dip, free fall
- (verb): Occur at a specified time or place.
Example: "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
- (verb): Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin.
Example: "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
- (verb): Come out; issue.
Example: "Silly phrases fell from her mouth"
- (noun): The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve.
Example: "Women have been blamed ever since the Fall"
- (verb): Be cast down.
Example: "His eyes fell"
- (verb): Assume a disappointed or sad expression.
Example: "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
- (verb): Fall to somebody by assignment or lot.
- (verb): Come into the possession of.
- (verb): Begin vigorously.
Example: "The prisoners fell to work right away"
- (verb): Be born, used chiefly of lambs.
Example: "The lambs fell in the afternoon"
- (verb): Die, as in battle or in a hunt.
Example: "Many soldiers fell at Verdun"; "Several deer have fallen to the same gun"; "The shooting victim fell dead"
- (verb): To be given by assignment or distribution.
Example: "The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team"; "The onus fell on us"; "The pressure to succeed fell on the yougest student"
- (noun): A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity.
Example: "A fall from virtue"
- (verb): Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position.
Example: "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
- (noun): The time of day immediately following sunset.
Example: "They finished before the fall of night"
Synonyms: twilight, dusk, gloaming, nightfall, evenfall, crepuscule, crepuscle
- (verb): To be given by right or inheritance.
Example: "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
- (noun): When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat.
- (verb): Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way.
Synonyms: descend, go down, come down
- (noun): A downward slope or bend.
Synonyms: descent, declivity, decline, declination, declension, downslope
- (verb): Slope downward.
Example: "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
- (verb): Come under, be classified or included.
Example: "Fall into a category"
- (verb): Decrease in size, extent, or range.
Example: "Her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"
Synonyms: decrease, diminish, lessen
- (verb): Go as if by falling.
Example: "Grief fell from our hearts"
- (verb): Be due.
Example: "Payments fall on the 1st of the month"
- (verb): Be captured.
Example: "The cities fell to the enemy"
- (verb): Move in a specified direction.
Example: "The line of men fall forward"
- (verb): Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity.
Example: "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"
- (verb): Yield to temptation or sin.
Example: "Adam and Eve fell"
- (noun): A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity.
- (verb): Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind.
Example: "Fall into a trap"; "She fell ill"; "They fell out of favor"; "Fall in love"; "fall asleep"; "fall prey to an imposter"; "fall into a strange way of thinking"; "she fell to pieces after she lost her work"
- (noun): The season when the leaves fall from the trees.
Example: "In the fall of 1973"
- (verb): Lose one's chastity.
Example: "A fallen woman"
- (noun): A movement downward.
Example: "The rise and fall of the tides"
- (noun): A sudden decline in strength or number or importance.
Example: "The fall of the House of Hapsburg"
Famous quotes containing the word fall:
When churches fall completely out of use
What we shall turn them into, if we shall keep
A few cathedrals chronically on show,”
—Philip Larkin (19221985)
“Oh when to apprize
Is to mesmerize,
To see fall down, the Column of Gold,
Into the commonest ash.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“In the stress of modern life, how little room is left for that most comfortable vanity that whispers in our ears that failures are not faults! Now we are taught from infancy that we must rise or fall upon our own merits; that vigilance wins success, and incapacity means ruin.”
—Agnes Repplier (18581950)