Fell down – definition of fell down by The Free Dictionary

Noun 1. fall - the season when the leaves fall from the treesfall – the season when the leaves fall from the trees; “in the fall of 1973”

time of year, season – one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; “the regular sequence of the seasons”
2. fall - a sudden drop from an upright positionfall – a sudden drop from an upright position; “he had a nasty spill on the ice”

wipeout – a spill in some sport (as a fall from a bicycle or while skiing or being capsized on a surfboard)
trip, slip – an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; “he blamed his slip on the ice”; “the jolt caused many slips and a few spills”
3. fall - the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and EveFall – the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve; “women have been blamed ever since the Fall” 4. fall – a downward slope or bend

incline, slope, side – an elevated geological formation; “he climbed the steep slope”; “the house was built on the side of a mountain”
steep – a steep place (as on a hill)
5. fall - a lapse into sinfall – a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; “a fall from virtue”

sinning, sin – an act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God’s will
6. fall – a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; “the fall of the House of Hapsburg”

anticlimax – a disappointing decline after a previous rise; “the anticlimax of a brilliant career”
rise – a growth in strength or number or importance
7. fall - a movement downwardfall – a movement downward; “the rise and fall of the tides” 8. fall – the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); “they were protected until the capitulation of the fort”

loss – the act of losing someone or something; “everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock”
9. fall - the time of day immediately following sunsetfall – the time of day immediately following sunset; “he loved the twilight”; “they finished before the fall of night”

even, evening, eventide, eve – the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); “he enjoyed the evening light across the lake”
night – a shortening of nightfall; “they worked from morning to night”
10. fall – when a wrestler’s shoulders are forced to the mat

takedown – (amateur wrestling) being brought to the mat from a standing position; “a takedown counts two points”
triumph, victory – a successful ending of a struggle or contest; “a narrow victory”; “the general always gets credit for his army’s victory”; “clinched a victory”; “convincing victory”; “the agreement was a triumph for common sense”
11. fall – a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; “it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height”

free fall – the ideal falling motion of something subject only to a gravitational field
gravitation – movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction; “irrigation by gravitation rather than by pumps”
plunge – a steep and rapid fall
precipitation – the act of casting down or falling headlong from a height
12. fall – a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; “a drop of 57 points on the Dow Jones index”; “there was a drop in pressure in the pulmonary artery”; “a dip in prices”; “when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall”

correction – a drop in stock market activity or stock prices following a period of increases; “market runups are invariably followed by a correction”
voltage drop – a decrease in voltage along a conductor through which current is flowing
Verb 1. fall – descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; “The branch fell from the tree”; “The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse”

go, locomote, move, travel – change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; “How fast does your new car go?”; “We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus”; “The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect”; “The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell”; “news travelled fast”
come down, precipitate, fall – fall from clouds; “rain, snow and sleet were falling”; “Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum”
2. fall – move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; “The temperature is going down”; “The barometer is falling”; “The curtain fell on the diva”; “Her hand went up and then fell again”

prolapse – slip or fall out of place, as of body parts; “prolapsed rectum”
go, locomote, move, travel – change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; “How fast does your new car go?”; “We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus”; “The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect”; “The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell”; “news travelled fast”
abseil, rappel, rope down – lower oneself with a rope coiled around the body from a mountainside; “The ascent was easy–roping down the mountain would be much more difficult and dangerous”; “You have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing”
precipitate – fall vertically, sharply, or headlong; “Our economy precipitated into complete ruin”
subside, sink – descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; “He sank into bed”; “She subsided into the chair”
crash – fall or come down violently; “The branch crashed down on my car”; “The plane crashed in the sea”
flop – fall suddenly and abruptly
topple, tumble – fall down, as if collapsing; “The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it”
drop – to fall vertically; “the bombs are dropping on enemy targets”
plop – drop with the sound of something falling into water
pitch – fall or plunge forward; “She pitched over the railing of the balcony”
pounce, swoop – move down on as if in an attack; “The raptor swooped down on its prey”; “The teacher swooped down upon the new students”
drip – fall in drops; “Water is dripping from the faucet”
cave in, collapse, fall in, give way, founder, give, break – break down, literally or metaphorically; “The wall collapsed”; “The business collapsed”; “The dam broke”; “The roof collapsed”; “The wall gave in”; “The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice”
3. fall – pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; “fall into a trap”; “She fell ill”; “They fell out of favor”; “Fall in love”; “fall asleep”; “fall prey to an imposter”; “fall into a strange way of thinking”; “she fell to pieces after she lost her work”

change state, turn – undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; “We turned from Socialism to Capitalism”; “The people turned against the President when he stole the election”
drop – fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; “shop til you drop”
fall in love – begin to experience feelings of love towards; “She fell in love with her former student”
crumble, fall apart – break or fall apart into fragments; “The cookies crumbled”; “The Sphinx is crumbling”
fall for – be deceived, duped, or entrapped by; “He fell for her charms”; “He fell for the con man’s story”
4. fall – come under, be classified or included; “fall into a category”; “This comes under a new heading”

be – have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); “John is rich”; “This is not a good answer”
5. fall – fall from clouds; “rain, snow and sleet were falling”; “Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum”

fall – descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; “The branch fell from the tree”; “The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse”
rain, rain down – precipitate as rain; “If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding”
spat – come down like raindrops; “Bullets were spatting down on us”
snow – fall as snow; “It was snowing all night”
hail – precipitate as small ice particles; “It hailed for an hour”
sleet – precipitate as a mixture of rain and snow; “If the temperature rises above freezing, it will probably sleet”
6. fall – suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; “We must stand or fall”; “fall by the wayside”

go wrong, miscarry, fail – be unsuccessful; “Where do today’s public schools fail?”; “The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably”
7. fall – die, as in battle or in a hunt; “Many soldiers fell at Verdun”; “Several deer have fallen to the same gun”; “The shooting victim fell dead”

croak, decease, die, drop dead, buy the farm, cash in one’s chips, give-up the ghost, kick the bucket, pass away, perish, snuff it, pop off, expire, conk, exit, choke, go, pass – pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; “She died from cancer”; “The children perished in the fire”; “The patient went peacefully”; “The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102”
fall – be captured; “The cities fell to the enemy”
fall – lose office or power; “The government fell overnight”; “The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen”
8. fall - touch or seem as if touching visually or audiblyfall – touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; “Light fell on her face”; “The sun shone on the fields”; “The light struck the golden necklace”; “A strange sound struck my ears” 9. fall – be captured; “The cities fell to the enemy”

yield – cease opposition; stop fighting
fall – die, as in battle or in a hunt; “Many soldiers fell at Verdun”; “Several deer have fallen to the same gun”; “The shooting victim fell dead”
10. fall – occur at a specified time or place; “Christmas falls on a Monday this year”; “The accent falls on the first syllable”

fall – be due; “payments fall on the 1st of the month”
11. fall – decrease in size, extent, or range; “The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester”; “The cabin pressure fell dramatically”; “her weight fell to under a hundred pounds”; “his voice fell to a whisper”

break – diminish or discontinue abruptly; “The patient’s fever broke last night”
shrivel, shrink – decrease in size, range, or extent; “His earnings shrank”; “My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me”
taper – diminish gradually; “Interested tapered off”
drop off – fall or diminish; “The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test”
vaporize, vanish, fly – decrease rapidly and disappear; “the money vanished in las Vegas”; “all my stock assets have vaporized”
break – fall sharply; “stock prices broke”
weaken – become weaker; “The prisoner’s resistance weakened after seven days”
shrink, contract – become smaller or draw together; “The fabric shrank”; “The balloon shrank”
deflate – become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air; “The balloons deflated”
remit – diminish or abate; “The pain finally remitted”
de-escalate – diminish in size, scope, or intensity; “The war of words between them de-escalated with time”
shorten – become short or shorter; “In winter, the days shorten”
thin out – become sparser; “Towards the end of town, the houses thinned out”
wane – decrease in phase; “the moon is waning”
wane – become smaller; “Interest in his novels waned”
decrescendo – grow quieter; “The music decrescendoes here”
12. fall – yield to temptation or sin; “Adam and Eve fell”

fall – lose one’s chastity; “a fallen woman”
13. fall – lose office or power; “The government fell overnight”; “The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen”

leave office, step down, quit, resign – give up or retire from a position; “The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month”; “The chairman resigned over the financial scandal”
fall – die, as in battle or in a hunt; “Many soldiers fell at Verdun”; “Several deer have fallen to the same gun”; “The shooting victim fell dead”
14. fall – to be given by assignment or distribution; “The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team”; “The onus fell on us”; “The pressure to succeed fell on the youngest student”

light, fall – fall to somebody by assignment or lot; “The task fell to me”; “It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims”
fall – to be given by right or inheritance; “The estate fell to the oldest daughter”
15. fall – move in a specified direction; “The line of men fall forward”

go, locomote, move, travel – change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; “How fast does your new car go?”; “We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus”; “The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect”; “The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell”; “news travelled fast”
16. fall – be due; “payments fall on the 1st of the month”

fall – occur at a specified time or place; “Christmas falls on a Monday this year”; “The accent falls on the first syllable”
be – have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); “John is rich”; “This is not a good answer”
17. fall – lose one’s chastity; “a fallen woman”

fall – yield to temptation or sin; “Adam and Eve fell”
18. fall – to be given by right or inheritance; “The estate fell to the oldest daughter”

fall – to be given by assignment or distribution; “The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team”; “The onus fell on us”; “The pressure to succeed fell on the youngest student”
19. fall - come into the possession offall – come into the possession of; “The house accrued to the oldest son”

devolve, return, fall, pass – be inherited by; “The estate fell to my sister”; “The land returned to the family”; “The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead”
light, fall – fall to somebody by assignment or lot; “The task fell to me”; “It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims”
20. fall – fall to somebody by assignment or lot; “The task fell to me”; “It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims”

devolve, return, fall, pass – be inherited by; “The estate fell to my sister”; “The land returned to the family”; “The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead”
accrue, fall – come into the possession of; “The house accrued to the oldest son”
fall – to be given by assignment or distribution; “The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team”; “The onus fell on us”; “The pressure to succeed fell on the youngest student”
21. fall – be inherited by; “The estate fell to my sister”; “The land returned to the family”; “The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead”

light, fall – fall to somebody by assignment or lot; “The task fell to me”; “It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims”
accrue, fall – come into the possession of; “The house accrued to the oldest son”
22. fall – slope downward; “The hills around here fall towards the ocean” 23. fall – lose an upright position suddenly; “The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table”; “Her hair fell across her forehead”

fall – drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; “She fell back in her chair”; “He fell to his knees”
24. fall – drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; “She fell back in her chair”; “He fell to his knees”

fall down, fall – lose an upright position suddenly; “The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table”; “Her hair fell across her forehead”
25. fall – fall or flow in a certain way; “This dress hangs well”; “Her long black hair flowed down her back” 26. fall – assume a disappointed or sad expression; “Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off”; “his crest fell”

change – undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one’s or its original nature; “She changed completely as she grew older”; “The weather changed last night”
fall – be cast down; “his eyes fell”
27. fall – be cast down; “his eyes fell”

change – undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one’s or its original nature; “She changed completely as she grew older”; “The weather changed last night”
fall – assume a disappointed or sad expression; “Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off”; “his crest fell”
28. fall – come out; issue; “silly phrases fell from her mouth” 29. fall – be born, used chiefly of lambs; “The lambs fell in the afternoon”

be born – come into existence through birth; “She was born on a farm”
30. fall – begin vigorously; “The prisoners fell to work right away”

begin, commence, set out, start, start out, set about, get down, get – take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; “We began working at dawn”; “Who will start?”; “Get working as soon as the sun rises!”; “The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia”; “He began early in the day”; “Let’s get down to work now”
31. fall – go as if by falling; “Grief fell from our hearts” 32. fall – come as if by falling; “Night fell”; “Silence fell”

come – come to pass; arrive, as in due course; “The first success came three days later”; “It came as a shock”; “Dawn comes early in June”
fall – go as if by falling; “Grief fell from our hearts”

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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