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How to Pronounce fall?

Correct pronunciation for the word "fall" is [fˈɔːl], [fˈɔːl], [f_ˈɔː_l].

Definition of fall

  1. To sink or depress; to diminish; to bring forth; to fell; to cut down To fall aboard of, to strike against, as one vessel coming into collision with another To fall astern, to drop rearward To fall away, to lose flesh; to pine; to renounce allegiance; to revolt; to renounce the faith; to apostatize; to sink into wickedness; to perish; to be lost; to fade; to languish. To fall back, to recede; to give way; not to fulfil. To fall calm, to become calm. To fall down, to prostrate one's self in worship; to drop to the ground; to bow down as a suppliant; to sail or pass toward the mouth of a river or other outlet. To fall foul, to attack; to make an assault. To fall from, to depart from; not to adhere to, as an agreement; to depart from allegiance or duty. To fall in, to agree with; to comply; to join, as a procession. To fall in with, to meet, as a ship; also to discover or come near, as land. To fall off, to withdraw; to die away; to withdraw from the faith or from allegiance or duty; to abandon; to drop; to depreciate; to become less valuable or interesting, as a periodical. To fall on, to begin suddenly and eagerly; to assail; to drop on; to descend on. To fall out, to quarrel; to happen. To fall over, to desert from one side to another; to fall beyond. To fall short, to be deficient. To fall to, to begin hastily and eagerly; to apply one's self to. To fall under, to come under or within the limits of; to be subjected to; to become the subject of; to come within; to be ranged or reckoned with.
  2. The act of falling; descent by gravity; tumbling from an erect posture; death; destruction; overthrow; downfall; declension of greatness, power, or dominion; ruin; diminution; decrease of price or value; a sinking of tone; cadence; declivity; descent of water; a cascade; a cataract; the outlet or discharge of a river or current of water into the ocean or into a lake or pond; the distance which anything falls; the fall of the leaf; autumn; that which falls; a falling; the act of felling or cutting down; that part of a tackle to which the power is applied in hoisting. The Fall, the act in which the parents of the human race first asserted their own free will and sundered themselves and the race from that state of innocence the distinctive mark of which was unreasoning implicit, childlike trust in a higher will, so called, as, in the orthodox regard, a lapse from goodness.
  3. To drop from a higher place by the power of gravity; to drop from an erect posture; to discharge itself; to lapse from faith or rectitude; to die by plague or sword; to come to an end suddenly; to sink into disgrace or misery; to decline in power, wealth, or glory; to pass into a worse state; to come; to sink; to be diminished in weight or value; not to amount to the full; to be rejected; to decline from violence to calmness; to pass into a new state; to sink into an air of dejection, discontent, anger, sorrow, or shame; to befal; to light on; to assail; to come unexpectedly; to rush or hurry to; to pass by chance, lot, distribution, inheritance, or otherwise, as possession or property; to become the property of; to be uttered carelessly; to become feeble or faint; to be brought forth; to issue; to terminate.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Fall?

  • The personal forms of the verb "fall" in present tense are:

  • - I fall

  • - You fall

  • - He/She/It falls

  • - We fall

  • - You fall

  • - They fall
  • What is the past tense of Fall?

  • The personal forms of the verb "fall" in the past tense are as follows:

  • 1st person singular: I fell

  • 2nd person singular: You fell

  • 3rd person singular: He/she/it fell

  • 1st person plural: We fell

  • 2nd person plural: You fell

  • 3rd person plural: They fell
  • What is the adverb for fall?

    The adverb form for the word "fall" is "fallen".

    What is the adjective for fall?

    The adjective form of the word "fall" is "fallen".

    Usage over time for fall:

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    What is the plural form of fall?

    The plural of the "fall" can be the "falls".

    What is the singular form of fall?

    The singular of the "fall" can be the "fall".

    Synonyms for Fall:


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