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To go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
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“She would inadvertently fall on the runway after her stiletto heel gave way.”
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To physically move from a higher to a lower level
“She threw his clothes out of the window, and he helplessly watched them fall to the ground outside.”
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To decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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“Our profits would continue to fall due to the regression in the quality of our products.”
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To occur or take place
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“Night would fall, and the cover of darkness would be our ally.”
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To pass into a specified state, situation, or position
“Rabbits are delicate animals that can fall ill due to stress.”
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To morally go astray
“Even the saintliest among us can fall when faced with temptation.”
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To surrender to, or to be conquered by
“Many of us believed that the city would fall to us within a day, but there are still some rebels to be dealt with.”
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To become weaker or worse
“Due to the emergence of new competitors, our market share would continue to fall with each passing month.”
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To be badly wounded or killed
“In Tyrion's second trial by combat, Oberyn was confident of victory, but would ultimately fall at the hands of the big oaf Gregor.”
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To ebb or recede
“As time passed, the river would begin to fall.”
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To cause (something) to descend to the ground
“You can fall a tree by notching it in the spot that you want it to fall in the direction of.”
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(fall to or unto) To be the responsibility of
“We have decreed that all domestic tasks will fall unto the plebeian.”
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To fall or cause to fall in large or overwhelming quantities like, or as of, rain
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To be unsuccessful
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Fall in a rush
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To yield to the control or power of enemy forces
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To fall asleep from exhaustion
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(jump off) To physically launch oneself off a platform downward
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To drip or dribble down vertically
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To resign, or leave, with one's credibility still intact
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To assign to a later time
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axeUK
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Move, or tend to move, towards a centre of gravity or other attractive force
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(of a game or contest) To fail to win
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To go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
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To leave a place often for another
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Enter someone's land or property without permission
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To become inactive or unchanging
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Be returned
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To come to rest after a descent from above
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An act of physically falling
“She flung her arms out to brace her fall.”
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A decrease in size, number, rate, or level
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“The fall in revenue can be attributed to various seasonal factors.”
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An act or instance of being defeated or overthrown
“Recent reports of the fall of democracy have been greatly exaggerated.”
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An act or instance of surrendering
“The army was greatly outnumbered, and their fall seemed inevitable.”
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Traditionally the third of the four seasons, when deciduous trees lose their leaves
“Most broad-leaved trees in the north shed their leaves in the fall.”
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(usually "falls") A waterfall or cascade
“The falls have always been an insurmountable obstacle for salmon and sea trout.”
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A downward difference in height between parts of a surface
“At the corner of the mountain, the fall is interrupted by other masses of considerable stature.”
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The lapse of humankind into a state of sin, as ascribed in theology
“And instead of original sin leading to the Fall of Man, we fear the degradation of Nature by an apparently malevolent human species.”
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A discount or reduction in the price of consumer costs
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A brief and usually light fall of rain, hail, sleet, or snow
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The act or instance of being defeated or failing
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Final defeat, total defeat
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An avalanche
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Moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indulgence in pleasure or luxury
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(rare, archaic) A mistake
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Bad placement
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A sudden violent or tragic event that brings about great loss or destruction
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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The cessation of life and all associated processes
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The punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court, or fixed by law for a particular offence
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A punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
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A period of the year characterized by a particular climatic feature or marked by a particular activity, event, or festivity
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A sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level
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A change or development
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Of or relating to autumn
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