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To fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
“She would inadvertently fall on the runway after her stiletto heel gave way.”
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.”
To decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
“Our profits would continue to fall due to the regression in the quality of our products.”
To occur or take place
“Night would fall, and the cover of darkness would be our ally.”
To pass into a specified state, situation, or position
“Rabbits are delicate animals that can fall ill due to stress.”
To morally go astray
“Even the saintliest among us can fall when faced with temptation.”
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.”
To become weaker or worse
“Due to the emergence of new competitors, our market share would continue to fall with each passing month.”
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.”
To ebb or recede
“As time passed, the river would begin to fall.”
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.”
A flow of water over the edge of a cliff
Plural for an act of physically falling
“She flung her arms out to brace her fall.”
Plural for a decrease in size, number, rate, or level
“The fall in revenue can be attributed to various seasonal factors.”
Plural for an act or instance of being defeated or overthrown
“Recent reports of the fall of democracy have been greatly exaggerated.”
Plural for an act or instance of surrendering
“The army was greatly outnumbered, and their fall seemed inevitable.”
Plural for 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.”
(usually "falls") Plural for a waterfall or cascade
“The falls have always been an insurmountable obstacle for salmon and sea trout.”
Plural for 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.”
Plural for 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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