alphabet

Fall

Definition of fall:

Fell.

part of speech: verb

To be wanting to; disappoint.

part of speech: verb

To drop down; to descend by the force of gravity; to become prostrate; ( of a river) to discharge itself; to sink as if dead; to vanish; to die away; to lose strength; to decline in power, wealth, value, or reputation; to sink into sin; to depart from the faith; to become dejected; to issue; to enter upon with haste or vehemence; to rush; - pr. p. falling; pa. t. fell; pa. p. fallen.

part of speech: participle

Falling.

part of speech: noun

A waterfall.

part of speech: noun

Act of failing; descent; decline in value; autumn; a cascade; lapse from innocence, & c.

part of speech: verb

To drop from a higher to a lower place; drop from an erect position; descend; sink; perish; be degraded or disgraced; befall or happen; as, night falls; become the property of; as, the estate falls to him.

part of speech: noun

The act of falling, in any of its senses; descent by gravity; a dropping down; overthrow; death; descent from a better to a worse position; slope or declivity; descent of water; a cascade- though in this sense the plural is used, as Niagara Falls, Falls of St. Anthony, etc.; length of a fall; outlet of a river; decrease in value; a sinking of the voice; the time when the leaves fall, autumn; that which falls; a lapse into sin, especially that of Adam and Eve, called THE FALL: - pl. ( Apocrypha) death, overthrow.

part of speech: participle

Fallen.

part of speech: noun

The act of dropping from a higher to a lower place; distance through which anything drops; overthrow; ruin; death; waterfall; cataract; decrease in value; autumn.

part of speech: verb

To descend by force of gravity; decline; sink; abandon virtue, faith, & c.; happen; rush.

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the autumn.

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