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fall

  

      vb   , falls, falling, fell   , fallen   mainly intr  
1    to descend by the force of gravity from a higher to a lower place  
2    to drop suddenly from an erect position  
3    to collapse to the ground, esp. in pieces  
4    to become less or lower in number, quality, etc.  
prices fell in the summer     
5    to become lower in pitch  
6    to extend downwards  
her hair fell to her waist     
7    to be badly wounded or killed  
8    to slope in a downward direction  
9      (Christianity)   to yield to temptation or sin  
10    to diminish in status, estimation, etc.  
11    to yield to attack  
the city fell under the assault     
12    to lose power  
the government fell after the riots     
13    to pass into or take on a specified condition  
to fall asleep, fall in love     
14    to adopt a despondent expression  
her face fell     
15    to be averted  
her gaze fell     
16    to come by chance or presumption  
suspicion fell on the butler     
17    to occur; take place  
night fell, Easter falls early this year     
18    (of payments) to be due  
19    to be directed to a specific point  
20    foll by: back, behind, etc.   to move in a specified direction  
21    to occur at a specified place  
the accent falls on the last syllable     
22    foll by: to   to return (to); be inherited (by)  
the estate falls to the eldest son     
23    often foll by: into, under, etc.   to be classified or included  
the subject falls into two main areas     
24    to issue forth  
a curse fell from her lips     
25    (of animals, esp. lambs) to be born  
26      (Brit)  
dialect   to become pregnant  
27    tr  
Dialect     (Austral. and N.Z.)   to fell (trees)  
28      (Cricket)   (of a batsman's wicket) to be taken by the bowling side  
the sixth wicket fell for 96     
29    Archaic   to begin to do  
fall a-doing, fall to doing     
30    fall flat   to fail to achieve a desired effect  
31    fall foul of  
a    to come into conflict with  
b      (Nautical)   to come into collision with  
32    fall short  
a    to prove inadequate  
b    often foll by: of   to fail to reach or measure up to (a standard)  
      n  
33    an act or instance of falling  
34    something that falls  
a fall of snow     
35      (Chiefly U.S.)   autumn  
36    the distance that something falls  
a hundred-foot fall     
37    a sudden drop from an upright position  
38    often pl  
a    a waterfall or cataract  
b    (cap. when part of a name)  
Niagara Falls     
39    a downward slope or decline  
40    a decrease in value, number, etc.  
41    a decline in status or importance  
42    a moral lapse or failing  
43    a capture or overthrow  
the fall of the city     
44    a long false hairpiece; switch  
45    a piece of loosely hanging material, such as a veil on a hat  
46      (Machinery, nautical)   the end of a tackle to which power is applied to hoist it  
47      (Nautical)   one of the lines of a davit for holding, lowering, or raising a boat  
48      (Also called)    pinfall     (Wrestling)   a scoring move, pinning both shoulders of one's opponent to the floor for a specified period  
49      (Hunting)  
a       another word for       deadfall  
b    (as modifier)  
a fall trap     
50   
a    the birth of an animal  
b    the animals produced at a single birth  
51    take the fall  
Slang     (chiefly U.S.)   to be blamed, punished, or imprisoned,   (See also)        fall about       fall among       fall apart       fall away       fall back       fall behind       fall down       fall for       fall in       fall off       fall on       fallout       fall over       fall through       fall to  
     (Old English feallan; related to Old Norse falla, Old Saxon, Old High German fallan to fall; see fell2)  


acceleration of free fall  
      n   the acceleration of a body falling freely in a vacuum in the earth's gravitational field: the standard value is 9.80665 metres per second per second or 32.174 feet per second per second.,   (Symbol)    g     (Also called)    acceleration due to gravity, acceleration of gravity  
Fall  
      n  
the     (Theol)   Adam's sin of disobedience and the state of innate sinfulness ensuing from this for himself and all mankind  
   See also       original sin  
fall about  
      vb   intr, adv   to laugh in an uncontrolled manner  
we fell about when we saw him     
fall among  
      vb   intr, prep   to enter the company of (a group of people), esp. by chance  
he fell among thieves     
fall apart  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to break owing to long use or poor construction  
the chassis is falling apart     
2    to become disorganized and ineffective  
since you resigned, the office has fallen apart     
fall away  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    (of friendship) to be withdrawn  
2    to slope down  
fall back  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to recede or retreat  
2    foll by: on or upon   to have recourse (to)  
      n  
  fall-back  
3    a retreat  
4    a reserve, esp. money, that can be called upon in need  
5   
a    anything to which one can have recourse as a second choice  
b    (as modifier)  
a fall-back position     
fall behind  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to drop back; fail to keep up  
2    to be in arrears, as with a payment  
fall down  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to drop suddenly or collapse  
2    often foll by: on  
Informal   to prove unsuccessful; fail  
fall for  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to become infatuated with (a person)  
2    to allow oneself to be deceived by (a lie, trick, etc.)  
fall guy  
      n  
Informal  
1    a person who is the victim of a confidence trick  
2    a scapegoat  
fall in  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to collapse; no longer act as a support  
2    to adopt a military formation, esp. as a soldier taking his place in a line  
3    (of a lease) to expire  
4    (of land) to come into the owner's possession on the expiry of the lease  
5    often foll by: with  
a    to meet and join  
b    to agree with or support a person, suggestion, etc.  
6      (Austral. and N.Z.)   to make a mistake or come to grief  
7      (N.Z.)   to become pregnant  
      sentence substitute  
8    the order to adopt a military formation  
fall line  
      n  
1      (Skiing)   the natural downward course between two points on a slope  
2    the edge of a plateau  
Fall Line  
      n   a natural junction, running parallel to the E coast of the U.S., between the hard rocks of the Appalachians and the softer coastal plain, along which rivers form falls and rapids  
fall off  
      vb   intr  
1    to drop unintentionally to the ground from (a high object, bicycle, etc.), esp. after losing one's balance  
2    adv   to diminish in size, intensity, etc.; decline or weaken  
business fell off after Christmas     
3    adv     (Nautical)   to allow or cause a vessel to sail downwind of her former heading  
      n  
  fall-off  
4    a decline or drop  
fall on  
      vb   intr, prep  
1      (Also)    fall upon   to attack or snatch (an army, booty, etc.)  
2    fall flat on one's face   to fail, esp. in a ridiculous or humiliating manner  
3    fall on one's feet   to emerge unexpectedly well from a difficult situation  
fall over  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to lose one's balance and collapse to the ground  
2    to fall from an upright position  
the vase fell over     
3    fall over oneself   to do everything within one's power  
he fell over himself to be as helpful as possible     
fall through  
      vb   intr, adv   to miscarry or fail  
fall to  
      vb   intr  
1    adv   to begin some activity, as eating, working, or fighting  
2    prep   to devolve on (a person)  
the task fell to me     
3    fall to the ground   (of a plan, theory, etc.) to be rendered invalid, esp. because of lack of necessary information  
flag fall  
      n     (Austral)   the minimum charge for hiring a taxi, to which the rate per kilometre is added  
free fall  
      n  
1    free descent of a body in which the gravitational force is the only force acting on it  
2    the part of a parachute descent before the parachute opens  
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Fall  
      n  
the     (Theol)   Adam's sin of disobedience and the state of innate sinfulness ensuing from this for himself and all mankind  
   See also       original sin  


acceleration of free fall  
      n   the acceleration of a body falling freely in a vacuum in the earth's gravitational field: the standard value is 9.80665 metres per second per second or 32.174 feet per second per second.,   (Symbol)    g     (Also called)    acceleration due to gravity, acceleration of gravity  
fall  
      vb   , falls, falling, fell   , fallen   mainly intr  
1    to descend by the force of gravity from a higher to a lower place  
2    to drop suddenly from an erect position  
3    to collapse to the ground, esp. in pieces  
4    to become less or lower in number, quality, etc.  
prices fell in the summer     
5    to become lower in pitch  
6    to extend downwards  
her hair fell to her waist     
7    to be badly wounded or killed  
8    to slope in a downward direction  
9      (Christianity)   to yield to temptation or sin  
10    to diminish in status, estimation, etc.  
11    to yield to attack  
the city fell under the assault     
12    to lose power  
the government fell after the riots     
13    to pass into or take on a specified condition  
to fall asleep, fall in love     
14    to adopt a despondent expression  
her face fell     
15    to be averted  
her gaze fell     
16    to come by chance or presumption  
suspicion fell on the butler     
17    to occur; take place  
night fell, Easter falls early this year     
18    (of payments) to be due  
19    to be directed to a specific point  
20    foll by: back, behind, etc.   to move in a specified direction  
21    to occur at a specified place  
the accent falls on the last syllable     
22    foll by: to   to return (to); be inherited (by)  
the estate falls to the eldest son     
23    often foll by: into, under, etc.   to be classified or included  
the subject falls into two main areas     
24    to issue forth  
a curse fell from her lips     
25    (of animals, esp. lambs) to be born  
26      (Brit)  
dialect   to become pregnant  
27    tr  
Dialect     (Austral. and N.Z.)   to fell (trees)  
28      (Cricket)   (of a batsman's wicket) to be taken by the bowling side  
the sixth wicket fell for 96     
29    Archaic   to begin to do  
fall a-doing, fall to doing     
30    fall flat   to fail to achieve a desired effect  
31    fall foul of  
a    to come into conflict with  
b      (Nautical)   to come into collision with  
32    fall short  
a    to prove inadequate  
b    often foll by: of   to fail to reach or measure up to (a standard)  
      n  
33    an act or instance of falling  
34    something that falls  
a fall of snow     
35      (Chiefly U.S.)   autumn  
36    the distance that something falls  
a hundred-foot fall     
37    a sudden drop from an upright position  
38    often pl  
a    a waterfall or cataract  
b    (cap. when part of a name)  
Niagara Falls     
39    a downward slope or decline  
40    a decrease in value, number, etc.  
41    a decline in status or importance  
42    a moral lapse or failing  
43    a capture or overthrow  
the fall of the city     
44    a long false hairpiece; switch  
45    a piece of loosely hanging material, such as a veil on a hat  
46      (Machinery, nautical)   the end of a tackle to which power is applied to hoist it  
47      (Nautical)   one of the lines of a davit for holding, lowering, or raising a boat  
48      (Also called)    pinfall     (Wrestling)   a scoring move, pinning both shoulders of one's opponent to the floor for a specified period  
49      (Hunting)  
a       another word for       deadfall  
b    (as modifier)  
a fall trap     
50   
a    the birth of an animal  
b    the animals produced at a single birth  
51    take the fall  
Slang     (chiefly U.S.)   to be blamed, punished, or imprisoned,   (See also)        fall about       fall among       fall apart       fall away       fall back       fall behind       fall down       fall for       fall in       fall off       fall on       fallout       fall over       fall through       fall to  
     (Old English feallan; related to Old Norse falla, Old Saxon, Old High German fallan to fall; see fell2)  
fall about  
      vb   intr, adv   to laugh in an uncontrolled manner  
we fell about when we saw him     
fall among  
      vb   intr, prep   to enter the company of (a group of people), esp. by chance  
he fell among thieves     
fall apart  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to break owing to long use or poor construction  
the chassis is falling apart     
2    to become disorganized and ineffective  
since you resigned, the office has fallen apart     
fall away  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    (of friendship) to be withdrawn  
2    to slope down  
fall back  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to recede or retreat  
2    foll by: on or upon   to have recourse (to)  
      n  
  fall-back  
3    a retreat  
4    a reserve, esp. money, that can be called upon in need  
5   
a    anything to which one can have recourse as a second choice  
b    (as modifier)  
a fall-back position     
fall behind  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to drop back; fail to keep up  
2    to be in arrears, as with a payment  
fall down  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to drop suddenly or collapse  
2    often foll by: on  
Informal   to prove unsuccessful; fail  
fall for  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to become infatuated with (a person)  
2    to allow oneself to be deceived by (a lie, trick, etc.)  
fall guy  
      n  
Informal  
1    a person who is the victim of a confidence trick  
2    a scapegoat  
fall in  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to collapse; no longer act as a support  
2    to adopt a military formation, esp. as a soldier taking his place in a line  
3    (of a lease) to expire  
4    (of land) to come into the owner's possession on the expiry of the lease  
5    often foll by: with  
a    to meet and join  
b    to agree with or support a person, suggestion, etc.  
6      (Austral. and N.Z.)   to make a mistake or come to grief  
7      (N.Z.)   to become pregnant  
      sentence substitute  
8    the order to adopt a military formation  
fall line  
      n  
1      (Skiing)   the natural downward course between two points on a slope  
2    the edge of a plateau  
Fall Line  
      n   a natural junction, running parallel to the E coast of the U.S., between the hard rocks of the Appalachians and the softer coastal plain, along which rivers form falls and rapids  
fall off  
      vb   intr  
1    to drop unintentionally to the ground from (a high object, bicycle, etc.), esp. after losing one's balance  
2    adv   to diminish in size, intensity, etc.; decline or weaken  
business fell off after Christmas     
3    adv     (Nautical)   to allow or cause a vessel to sail downwind of her former heading  
      n  
  fall-off  
4    a decline or drop  
fall on  
      vb   intr, prep  
1      (Also)    fall upon   to attack or snatch (an army, booty, etc.)  
2    fall flat on one's face   to fail, esp. in a ridiculous or humiliating manner  
3    fall on one's feet   to emerge unexpectedly well from a difficult situation  
fall over  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to lose one's balance and collapse to the ground  
2    to fall from an upright position  
the vase fell over     
3    fall over oneself   to do everything within one's power  
he fell over himself to be as helpful as possible     
fall through  
      vb   intr, adv   to miscarry or fail  
fall to  
      vb   intr  
1    adv   to begin some activity, as eating, working, or fighting  
2    prep   to devolve on (a person)  
the task fell to me     
3    fall to the ground   (of a plan, theory, etc.) to be rendered invalid, esp. because of lack of necessary information  
flag fall  
      n     (Austral)   the minimum charge for hiring a taxi, to which the rate per kilometre is added  
free fall  
      n  
1    free descent of a body in which the gravitational force is the only force acting on it  
2    the part of a parachute descent before the parachute opens  

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autumn  
      n  
1    sometimes cap  
a      (Also called (esp. U.S.))    fall          the season of the year between summer and winter, astronomically from the September equinox to the December solstice in the N hemisphere and from the March equinox to the June solstice in the S hemisphere  
b    (as modifier)  
autumn leaves     
2    a period of late maturity, esp. one followed by a decline  
     (C14: from Latin autumnus, perhaps of Etruscan origin)  


acceleration of free fall  
      n   the acceleration of a body falling freely in a vacuum in the earth's gravitational field: the standard value is 9.80665 metres per second per second or 32.174 feet per second per second.,   (Symbol)    g     (Also called)    acceleration due to gravity, acceleration of gravity  
fall         
      vb   , falls, falling, fell   , fallen   mainly intr  
1    to descend by the force of gravity from a higher to a lower place  
2    to drop suddenly from an erect position  
3    to collapse to the ground, esp. in pieces  
4    to become less or lower in number, quality, etc.  
prices fell in the summer     
5    to become lower in pitch  
6    to extend downwards  
her hair fell to her waist     
7    to be badly wounded or killed  
8    to slope in a downward direction  
9      (Christianity)   to yield to temptation or sin  
10    to diminish in status, estimation, etc.  
11    to yield to attack  
the city fell under the assault     
12    to lose power  
the government fell after the riots     
13    to pass into or take on a specified condition  
to fall asleep, fall in love     
14    to adopt a despondent expression  
her face fell     
15    to be averted  
her gaze fell     
16    to come by chance or presumption  
suspicion fell on the butler     
17    to occur; take place  
night fell, Easter falls early this year     
18    (of payments) to be due  
19    to be directed to a specific point  
20    foll by: back, behind, etc.   to move in a specified direction  
21    to occur at a specified place  
the accent falls on the last syllable     
22    foll by: to   to return (to); be inherited (by)  
the estate falls to the eldest son     
23    often foll by: into, under, etc.   to be classified or included  
the subject falls into two main areas     
24    to issue forth  
a curse fell from her lips     
25    (of animals, esp. lambs) to be born  
26      (Brit)  
dialect   to become pregnant  
27    tr  
Dialect     (Austral. and N.Z.)   to fell (trees)  
28      (Cricket)   (of a batsman's wicket) to be taken by the bowling side  
the sixth wicket fell for 96     
29    Archaic   to begin to do  
fall a-doing, fall to doing     
30    fall flat   to fail to achieve a desired effect  
31    fall foul of  
a    to come into conflict with  
b      (Nautical)   to come into collision with  
32    fall short  
a    to prove inadequate  
b    often foll by: of   to fail to reach or measure up to (a standard)  
      n  
33    an act or instance of falling  
34    something that falls  
a fall of snow     
35      (Chiefly U.S.)   autumn  
36    the distance that something falls  
a hundred-foot fall     
37    a sudden drop from an upright position  
38    often pl  
a    a waterfall or cataract  
b    (cap. when part of a name)  
Niagara Falls     
39    a downward slope or decline  
40    a decrease in value, number, etc.  
41    a decline in status or importance  
42    a moral lapse or failing  
43    a capture or overthrow  
the fall of the city     
44    a long false hairpiece; switch  
45    a piece of loosely hanging material, such as a veil on a hat  
46      (Machinery, nautical)   the end of a tackle to which power is applied to hoist it  
47      (Nautical)   one of the lines of a davit for holding, lowering, or raising a boat  
48      (Also called)    pinfall     (Wrestling)   a scoring move, pinning both shoulders of one's opponent to the floor for a specified period  
49      (Hunting)  
a       another word for       deadfall  
b    (as modifier)  
a fall trap     
50   
a    the birth of an animal  
b    the animals produced at a single birth  
51    take the fall  
Slang     (chiefly U.S.)   to be blamed, punished, or imprisoned,   (See also)        fall about       fall among       fall apart       fall away       fall back       fall behind       fall down       fall for       fall in       fall off       fall on       fallout       fall over       fall through       fall to  
     (Old English feallan; related to Old Norse falla, Old Saxon, Old High German fallan to fall; see fell2)  
Fall  
      n  
the     (Theol)   Adam's sin of disobedience and the state of innate sinfulness ensuing from this for himself and all mankind  
   See also       original sin  
fall about  
      vb   intr, adv   to laugh in an uncontrolled manner  
we fell about when we saw him     
fall among  
      vb   intr, prep   to enter the company of (a group of people), esp. by chance  
he fell among thieves     
fall apart  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to break owing to long use or poor construction  
the chassis is falling apart     
2    to become disorganized and ineffective  
since you resigned, the office has fallen apart     
fall away  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    (of friendship) to be withdrawn  
2    to slope down  
fall back  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to recede or retreat  
2    foll by: on or upon   to have recourse (to)  
      n  
  fall-back  
3    a retreat  
4    a reserve, esp. money, that can be called upon in need  
5   
a    anything to which one can have recourse as a second choice  
b    (as modifier)  
a fall-back position     
fall behind  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to drop back; fail to keep up  
2    to be in arrears, as with a payment  
fall down  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to drop suddenly or collapse  
2    often foll by: on  
Informal   to prove unsuccessful; fail  
fall for  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to become infatuated with (a person)  
2    to allow oneself to be deceived by (a lie, trick, etc.)  
fall guy  
      n  
Informal  
1    a person who is the victim of a confidence trick  
2    a scapegoat  
fall in  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to collapse; no longer act as a support  
2    to adopt a military formation, esp. as a soldier taking his place in a line  
3    (of a lease) to expire  
4    (of land) to come into the owner's possession on the expiry of the lease  
5    often foll by: with  
a    to meet and join  
b    to agree with or support a person, suggestion, etc.  
6      (Austral. and N.Z.)   to make a mistake or come to grief  
7      (N.Z.)   to become pregnant  
      sentence substitute  
8    the order to adopt a military formation  
fall line  
      n  
1      (Skiing)   the natural downward course between two points on a slope  
2    the edge of a plateau  
Fall Line  
      n   a natural junction, running parallel to the E coast of the U.S., between the hard rocks of the Appalachians and the softer coastal plain, along which rivers form falls and rapids  
fall off  
      vb   intr  
1    to drop unintentionally to the ground from (a high object, bicycle, etc.), esp. after losing one's balance  
2    adv   to diminish in size, intensity, etc.; decline or weaken  
business fell off after Christmas     
3    adv     (Nautical)   to allow or cause a vessel to sail downwind of her former heading  
      n  
  fall-off  
4    a decline or drop  
fall on  
      vb   intr, prep  
1      (Also)    fall upon   to attack or snatch (an army, booty, etc.)  
2    fall flat on one's face   to fail, esp. in a ridiculous or humiliating manner  
3    fall on one's feet   to emerge unexpectedly well from a difficult situation  
fall over  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to lose one's balance and collapse to the ground  
2    to fall from an upright position  
the vase fell over     
3    fall over oneself   to do everything within one's power  
he fell over himself to be as helpful as possible     
fall through  
      vb   intr, adv   to miscarry or fail  
fall to  
      vb   intr  
1    adv   to begin some activity, as eating, working, or fighting  
2    prep   to devolve on (a person)  
the task fell to me     
3    fall to the ground   (of a plan, theory, etc.) to be rendered invalid, esp. because of lack of necessary information  
flag fall  
      n     (Austral)   the minimum charge for hiring a taxi, to which the rate per kilometre is added  
free fall  
      n  
1    free descent of a body in which the gravitational force is the only force acting on it  
2    the part of a parachute descent before the parachute opens  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  

Collins

fall

  

      vb  
1    be precipitated, cascade, collapse, come a cropper     (informal)   crash, descend, dive, drop, drop down, go head over heels, keel over, nose-dive, pitch, plummet, plunge, settle, sink, stumble, subside, topple, trip, trip over, tumble  
2    abate, become lower, decline, decrease, depreciate, diminish, drop, dwindle, ebb, fall off, flag, go down, lessen, slump, subside  
3    be overthrown, be taken, capitulate, give in or up, give way, go out of office, pass into enemy hands, resign, succumb, surrender, yield  
4    be a casualty, be killed, be lost, be slain, die, meet one's end, perish  
5    become, befall, chance, come about, come to pass, fall out, happen, occur, take place  
6    fall foul of      brush with, come into conflict with, cross swords with, have trouble with, make an enemy of  
7    fall in love (with)      become attached to, become enamoured of, become fond of, become infatuated (with), be smitten by, conceive an affection for, fall (for), lose one's heart (to), take a fancy to  
8    fall away, incline, incline downwards, slope  
9    backslide, err, go astray, lapse, offend, sin, transgress, trespass, yield to temptation  
      n  
10    descent, dive, drop, nose dive, plummet, plunge, slip, spill, tumble  
11    cut, decline, decrease, diminution, dip, drop, dwindling, falling off, lessening, lowering, reduction, slump  
12    capitulation, collapse, death, defeat, destruction, downfall, failure, overthrow, resignation, ruin, surrender  
13    declivity, descent, downgrade, incline, slant, slope  
14    degradation, failure, lapse, sin, slip, transgression  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    ascend, climb, go up, increase, mount, rise, scale, soar, wax  
2    advance, appreciate, climb, escalate, extend, heighten, increase  
3 & 4    endure, hold out, prevail, survive, triumph  


fall apart     
break up, come apart at the seams, crumble, disband, disintegrate, disperse, dissolve, fall to bits, go or come to pieces, go to seed, lose cohesion, shatter  
fall asleep     
doze off, drop off     (informal)   go out like a light, go to sleep, nod off     (informal)  
fall back     
back off, draw back, recede, recoil, retire, retreat, withdraw  
fall back on     
call upon, employ, have recourse to, make use of, press into service, resort to  
fall behind     
be in arrears, drop back, get left behind, lag, lose one's place, trail  
fall down     
disappoint, fail, fail to make the grade, fall short, go wrong, prove unsuccessful  
fall for  
1    become infatuated with, desire, fall in love with, lose one's head over, succumb to the charms of  
2    accept, be deceived by, be duped by, be fooled by, be taken in by, buy     (slang)   give credence to, swallow     (informal)   take on board  
fall in     
cave in, collapse, come down about one's ears, fall apart at the seams, sink  
fall in with     
accept, agree with, assent, buy into     (informal)   concur with, cooperate with, go along with, support, take on board  
fall off  
1    be unseated, come a cropper or purler     (informal)   plummet, take a fall or tumble, topple, tumble  
2    decline, decrease, diminish, drop, dwindle, ebb away, fade, fall away, go down or downhill, lessen, peter out, reduce, shrink, slacken, slump, subside, tail off     (informal)   wane, weaken  
  
Antonyms     
  
2    improve, increase, pick up, rally, recover, revive  
fall on      , fall upon  
assail, assault, attack, belabour, descend upon, lay into, pitch into     (informal)   set upon or about, snatch, tear into     (informal)  
fall out  
1    altercate, argue, clash, come to blows, differ, disagree, fight, quarrel, squabble  
2    chance, come to pass, happen, occur, pan out     (informal)   result, take place, turn out  
fall short     
be deficient, be lacking, be wanting, fail, miss, prove inadequate  
fall through     
come to nothing, fail, fizzle out     (informal)   go by the board, miscarry  
fall to  
1    apply oneself to, begin, commence, set about, start  
2    be up to, come down to, devolve upon  

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fall out of touch exp.
lose contact

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id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
exp.
1 (referring to taste) ferment, acidify; 2. (fig.) deteriorate, fall apart
1. The milk turned sour. 2. The relation between them turned sour.
exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
exp.
worry about something; be concerned about smth. (to the point of not being able to fall asleep)
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