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a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity; "a fall from virtue"
a movement downward; "the rise and fall of the tides"
a sudden decline in strength or number or importance; "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"
when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve; "women have been blamed ever since the Fall"
the season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973"
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"
come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell"
go as if by falling; "Grief fell from our hearts"
occur at a specified time or place; "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"
begin vigorously; "The prisoners fell to work right away"
be born, used chiefly of lambs; "The lambs fell in the afternoon"
come out; issue; "silly phrases fell from her mouth"
be cast down; "his eyes fell"
assume a disappointed or sad expression; "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"
descend in free fall under the influence of gravity; "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"
drop oneself to a lower or less erect position; "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"
lose an upright position suddenly; "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"
slope downward; "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
move in a specified direction; "The line of men fall forward"
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"
fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
be captured; "The cities fell to the enemy"
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"
to be given by right or inheritance; "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"
lose office or power; "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"
suffer defeat, failure, or ruin; "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"
yield to temptation or sin; "Adam and Eve fell"
lose one's chastity; "a fallen woman"
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"
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"
be due; "payments fall on the 1st of the month"
come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"