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Synonyms for fall
fɔlfall

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Wiktionary

  1. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    cut down, beat, overthrow, strike down, drop, smite, dip, defeat, knock over, vanquish, fell, knock down

    Antonyms:
    vanquish, defeat, rise, overthrow, smite, beat

  2. fallverb

    To become.

    She has fallen ill.

    Synonyms:
    smite, overthrow, responsibility, cut down, knock over, up to, defeat, fell, descend, come down, die, dip, knock down, beat, become, get, strike down, drop, plunge, prostrate, lower, vanquish, plummet

    Antonyms:
    stand up, overthrow, get up, vanquish, go, smite, defeat, beat, rise, pick up, ascend

  3. fallnoun

    To cause something to descend to the ground (to drop it); especially to cause a tree to descend to the ground by cutting it down (felling it).

    Synonyms:
    plummet, beat, responsibility, strike down, dip, die, descend, vanquish, smite, lower, come down, overthrow, drop, cut down, up to, get, knock over, knock down, prostrate, plunge, become, fell, defeat

    Antonyms:
    ascend, get up, beat, vanquish, stand up, overthrow, rise, defeat, smite, pick up, go

  4. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    autumn

  5. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    rap

  6. fallnoun

    The sudden fall of humanity into a state of sin, as brought about by the transgression of Adam and Eve.

    Thrown from a cliff, the stone fell 100 feet before hitting the ground.

    Synonyms:
    drop, descent, cut down, smite, defeat, prostrate, beat, strike down, knock down, descend, die, fell, overthrow, knock over, up to, come down, lower, plunge, vanquish, plummet, get, dip, responsibility, become

    Antonyms:
    ascent, rise, vanquish, ascend, stand up, go, get up, defeat, pick up, beat, smite, overthrow

  7. fallverb

    The time of the year when the leaves typically fall from the trees; autumn; the season of the year between the autumnal equinox in late September to the winter solstice in late December.

    The rain fell at dawn.

    Synonyms:
    decrease, dip, reduction, drop, lowering, responsibility, plummet, up to, get, vanquish, prostrate, overthrow, defeat, knock down, become, cut down, plunge, descend, knock over, come down, beat, lower, die, smite, fell, strike down

    Antonyms:
    increase, rise, smite, defeat, beat, pick up, go, ascend, stand up, overthrow, vanquish, get up

  8. fallnoun

    To come to the ground deliberately, to prostrate oneself.

    He fell to the floor and begged for mercy.

    Synonyms:
    beat, become, descend, strike down, fell, die, cut down, plummet, come down, drop, dip, knock over, smite, up to, prostrate, knock down, vanquish, responsibility, get, lower, overthrow, plunge, defeat

    Antonyms:
    rise, defeat, stand up, vanquish, smite, go, beat, pick up, get up, overthrow, ascend

  9. fallverb

    To be brought to the ground.

    the fall of Rome

    Synonyms:
    downfall, descend, knock over, vanquish, become, plunge, drop, dip, smite, beat, strike down, plummet, responsibility, up to, overthrow, defeat, cut down, fell, get, die, prostrate, knock down, come down, lower

    Antonyms:
    ascent, rise, get up, smite, ascend, beat, defeat, pick up, go, vanquish, overthrow, stand up

  10. fallverb

    To collapse; to be overthrown or defeated.

    Rome fell to the Goths in 410 AD.

    Synonyms:
    get, defeat, prostrate, plummet, drop, vanquish, beat, fell, knock over, knock down, cut down, strike down, dip, smite, responsibility, plunge, lower, come down, overthrow, descend, up to, die, become

    Antonyms:
    pick up, beat, defeat, smite, stand up, rise, vanquish, ascend, get up, overthrow, go

  11. fallverb

    To die, especially in battle.

    This is a monument to all those who fell in the First World War.

    Synonyms:
    plunge, get, smite, dip, up to, strike down, cut down, fell, responsibility, lower, descend, prostrate, defeat, drop, vanquish, knock down, plummet, knock over, become, come down, overthrow, die, beat

    Antonyms:
    smite, pick up, stand up, vanquish, beat, ascend, go, overthrow, defeat, rise, get up

  12. fallverb

    To be allotted to; to arrive through chance or fate.

    And so it falls to me to make this important decision.

    Synonyms:
    dip, vanquish, plummet, cut down, beat, defeat, descend, become, drop, get, plunge, strike down, die, fell, responsibility, come down, knock down, overthrow, lower, up to, prostrate, smite, knock over

    Antonyms:
    vanquish, overthrow, get up, rise, smite, pick up, defeat, go, beat, stand up, ascend

  13. fallverb

    To become lower (in quantity, pitch, etc).

    The candidate's poll ratings fell abruptly after the banking scandal.

    Synonyms:
    strike down, responsibility, lower, descend, vanquish, smite, die, plummet, fell, up to, get, drop, knock over, come down, beat, prostrate, become, cut down, dip, overthrow, knock down, defeat, plunge

    Antonyms:
    go, stand up, overthrow, defeat, smite, ascend, pick up, vanquish, get up, beat, rise

  14. fallverb

    To become; to be affected by or befallen with a calamity; to change into the state described by words following; to become prostrated literally or figuratively .

    Our senator fell into disrepute because of the banking scandal.

    Synonyms:
    knock down, drop, strike down, cut down, fell, die, up to, plunge, beat, get, prostrate, dip, come down, vanquish, descend, become, knock over, overthrow, plummet, defeat, lower, responsibility, smite

    Antonyms:
    ascend, overthrow, stand up, beat, vanquish, smite, get up, defeat, pick up, rise, go

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fall

    A thing is said to happen when no design is manifest, or none especially thought of; it is said to chance when it appears to be the result of accident (compare synonyms for ACCIDENT). An incident happens or occurs; something external or actual happens to one; a thought or fancy occurs to him. Befall and betide are transitive; happen is intransitive; something befalls or betides a person or happens to him. Betide is especially used for anticipated evil, thought of as waiting and coming at its appointed time; as, wo betide him! One event supervenes upon another event, one disease upon another, etc. ["Transpire," in the sense of happen, is not authorized by good usage: a thing that has happened is properly said to transpire when it becomes known.]

    Synonyms:
    bechance, befall, betide, chance, come to pass, fall out, happen, occur, supervene, take place

    Preposition:
    An event happens to a person; a person happens on or upon a fact, discovery, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fall

    Synonyms:
    drop, descend, droop, decline, gravitate, sink, lapse

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascend, soar, mount, recover, climb

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall, autumnnoun

    the season when the leaves fall from the trees

    "in the fall of 1973"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloaming, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declination, downslope, declivity, dip, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

    Antonyms:
    rising, ascension, rise, ascent, uprise, come up, arise, go up, move up, lift

  2. spill, tumble, fallnoun

    a sudden drop from an upright position

    "he had a nasty spill on the ice"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, autumn, declension, declination, tumble, pin, spillage, gloam, drop, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, release, decline, declivity, downslope, dusk, surrender, evenfall, dip, wasteweir, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, spillway, nightfall

    Antonyms:
    ascent, ascension, rise, rising, go up, move up, uprise, arise, lift, come up

  3. Fallnoun

    the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve

    "women have been blamed ever since the Fall"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloaming, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declination, downslope, declivity, dip, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, arise, go up, lift, come up, move up, uprise

  4. descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslopenoun

    a downward slope or bend

    Synonyms:
    extraction, pin, stemma, crepuscule, parentage, dip, pedigree, gloam, bloodline, twilight, diminution, decline in quality, dec, spill, gloaming, downslope, tumble, regrets, declivity, decay, decline, surrender, worsening, declination, descent, lineage, filiation, autumn, stock, deterioration, evenfall, origin, celestial latitude, line, line of descent, downfall, declension, drop, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, free fall, ancestry, blood, blood line, capitulation

    Antonyms:
    ascent, ascension, rise, rising, go up, lift, move up, come up, uprise, arise

  5. fallnoun

    a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity

    "a fall from virtue"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloaming, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declination, downslope, declivity, dip, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, move up, arise, go up, come up, uprise, lift

  6. fall, downfallnoun

    a sudden decline in strength or number or importance

    "the fall of the House of Hapsburg"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, ruination, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloaming, precipitation, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declination, ruin, downslope, declivity, dip, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, go up, move up, arise, lift, come up, uprise

  7. fallnoun

    a movement downward

    "the rise and fall of the tides"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloaming, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declination, downslope, declivity, dip, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, uprise, come up, move up, go up, arise, lift

  8. capitulation, fall, surrendernoun

    the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

    "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, giving up, autumn, declension, drop, pin, surrender, gloam, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, yielding, decline, declination, downslope, declivity, dip, resignation, tumble, crepuscule, dusk, free fall, spill, evenfall, nightfall, twilight

    Antonyms:
    ascent, rise, rising, ascension, uprise, move up, come up, arise, go up, lift

  9. twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepusclenoun

    the time of day immediately following sunset

    "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"

    Synonyms:
    gloam, crepuscle, declension, declination, pin, surrender, gloaming, evenfall, descent, capitulation, decline, declivity, downslope, drop, autumn, dip, dusk, tumble, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, nightfall, downfall

    Antonyms:
    rising, rise, ascension, ascent, lift, go up, arise, uprise, move up, come up

  10. fall, pinnoun

    when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

    Synonyms:
    tholepin, stick, crepuscule, thole, dip, surrender, flag, twilight, spill, gloaming, downslope, tumble, declivity, bowling pin, decline, declination, pivot, descent, rowlock, autumn, pin tumbler, evenfall, gloam, oarlock, peg, downfall, declension, personal identification number, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, free fall, pin, drop, capitulation

    Antonyms:
    ascension, ascent, rise, rising, arise, move up, uprise, go up, come up, lift

  11. drop, fallnoun

    a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

    "it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, autumn, declension, driblet, bead, drop cloth, surrender, gloam, drop, cliff, downslope, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, decline, declivity, pearl, downfall, dusk, pin, dip, declination, tumble, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, drop-off, evenfall, nightfall, drib, drop curtain

    Antonyms:
    rise, rising, ascension, ascent, uprise, lift, go up, move up, come up, arise

  12. drop, dip, fall, free fallverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    driblet, cutpurse, pin, crepuscule, dip, surrender, twilight, drop-off, spill, magnetic inclination, downslope, bead, declivity, decline, drop curtain, cliff, pickpocket, declination, pearl, descent, inclination, autumn, drib, evenfall, gloam, plunge, drop cloth, downfall, declension, drop, magnetic dip, crepuscle, nightfall, dusk, free fall, angle of dip, gloaming, tumble, capitulation

    Antonyms:
    ascension, rise, rising, ascent, go up, move up, come up, uprise, arise, lift

  13. fallverb

    descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

    "The branch fell from the tree"; "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, rising, ascension, ascent, move up, go up, arise, uprise, come up, lift

  14. descend, fall, go down, come downverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    crash, boil down, shine, go down, light, accrue, diminish, set, strike, devolve, sicken, flow, precipitate, settle, go under, reduce, condescend, lessen, come down, sink, deign, pass, descend, come, return, decrease, derive, decline, wane, hang, fall down

    Antonyms:
    ascent, rising, rise, ascension, uprise, come up, arise, lift, go up, move up

  15. fallverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascent, ascension, rising, uprise, move up, go up, come up, lift, arise

  16. fall, comeverb

    come under, be classified or included

    "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"

    Synonyms:
    settle, fare, get, descend, fall down, lessen, hail, decrease, accrue, return, get along, go down, diminish, flow, precipitate, strike, add up, come in, come down, devolve, come up, do, follow, occur, pass, issue forth, make out, shine, number, amount, derive, hang, come, total, arrive, light

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, move up, arise, go up, uprise, lift, come up

  17. precipitate, come down, fallverb

    fall from clouds

    "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, diminish, sicken, flow, precipitate, settle, reduce, light, lessen, devolve, pass, descend, come, return, boil down, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, come up, uprise, lift, go up, move up, arise

  18. fallverb

    suffer defeat, failure, or ruin

    "We must stand or fall"; "fall by the wayside"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, lift, come up, arise, go up, move up, uprise

  19. fallverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    ascent, ascension, rise, rising, lift, go up, move up, uprise, arise, come up

  20. fall, shine, strikeverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    reflect, settle, beam, excise, descend, fall down, lessen, decrease, hit, radiate, attain, return, glisten, fall upon, chance on, go down, take, diminish, flow, glow, strike, chance upon, move, come down, assume, devolve, coin, walk out, impinge on, affect, run into, scratch, happen upon, glint, pass, smooth, gleam, shine, accrue, mint, strickle, impress, hang, come across, take up, come to, come, expunge, come upon, precipitate, glitter, collide with, light upon, smoothen, light, discover, polish

    Antonyms:
    ascent, ascension, rise, rising, move up, uprise, go up, come up, arise, lift

  21. fallverb

    be captured

    "The cities fell to the enemy"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascent, rising, ascension, move up, lift, come up, arise, uprise, go up

  22. fallverb

    occur at a specified time or place

    "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    ascent, rise, rising, ascension, uprise, move up, lift, go up, arise, come up

  23. decrease, diminish, lessen, fallverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, diminish, strike, devolve, flow, precipitate, settle, lessen, come down, subside, pass, descend, come, return, light, belittle, hang, decrease, minify, fall down

    Antonyms:
    ascension, rising, ascent, rise, move up, come up, go up, arise, uprise, lift

  24. fallverb

    yield to temptation or sin

    "Adam and Eve fell"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascent, rising, ascension, uprise, go up, arise, move up, lift, come up

  25. fallverb

    lose office or power

    "The government fell overnight"; "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, move up, uprise, come up, go up, arise, lift

  26. fallverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, rising, ascent, ascension, move up, go up, uprise, lift, arise, come up

  27. fallverb

    move in a specified direction

    "The line of men fall forward"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, arise, come up, lift, move up, go up, uprise

  28. fallverb

    be due

    "payments fall on the 1st of the month"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    ascent, ascension, rise, rising, arise, go up, uprise, move up, lift, come up

  29. fallverb

    lose one's chastity

    "a fallen woman"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    ascension, rising, rise, ascent, lift, go up, come up, uprise, arise, move up

  30. fallverb

    to be given by right or inheritance

    "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    ascension, rise, ascent, rising, move up, come up, arise, uprise, go up, lift

  31. accrue, fallverb

    come into the possession of

    "The house accrued to the oldest son"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, diminish, strike, devolve, flow, precipitate, settle, lessen, come down, pass, descend, come, return, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascent, ascension, rising, uprise, move up, arise, come up, go up, lift

  32. fall, lightverb

    fall to somebody by assignment or lot

    "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

    Synonyms:
    unhorse, ignite, shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, dismount, perch, diminish, precipitate, settle, get off, lessen, get down, alight, light up, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, illumine, illuminate, hang, fire up, decrease, illume, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascent, ascension, rising, come up, lift, move up, go up, arise, uprise

  33. fall, return, pass, devolveverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    hang, run, perish, elapse, go past, make pass, riposte, top, diminish, put across, go by, draw, evanesce, occur, pass off, recall, snuff it, excrete, reach, go, spend, communicate, slide by, accrue, hand, drop, cash in one's chips, legislate, happen, render, exit, authorise, exceed, return, pass away, slip away, drop dead, overstep, pass on, egest, deliver, transcend, blow over, make it, authorize, pop off, fleet, regress, reelect, devolve, lessen, come back, light, flow, retrovert, give, fall out, hap, slip by, strike, go on, sink, eliminate, croak, lapse, fade, descend, give-up the ghost, repay, decrease, rejoin, take place, generate, lead, bring back, expire, overhaul, refund, go through, hark back, revert, retort, come about, degenerate, choke, turn over, turn back, overtake, come down, glide by, extend, fall down, precipitate, die, pass, pass by, shine, clear, decease, conk, travel by, buy the farm, take back, go down, pass along, come, go across, go along, surpass, guide, settle, yield, kick the bucket, deteriorate, give back

    Antonyms:
    ascent, rise, rising, ascension, move up, lift, uprise, come up, go up, arise

  34. fallverb

    slope downward

    "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, uprise, lift, come up, move up, arise, go up

  35. fall, fall downverb

    lose an upright position suddenly

    "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, lift, arise, move up, go up, uprise, come up

  36. fallverb

    drop oneself to a lower or less erect position

    "She fell back in her chair"; "He fell to his knees"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascent, ascension, rising, move up, lift, arise, come up, go up, uprise

  37. hang, fall, flowverb

    fall or flow in a certain way

    "This dress hangs well"; "Her long black hair flowed down her back"

    Synonyms:
    accrue, menstruate, shine, go down, feed, diminish, come down, strike, devolve, flow, precipitate, settle, string up, advert, light, lessen, run, cling, attend, pass, descend, come, hang, return, hang up, give ear, flux, pay heed, decrease, course, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, come up, uprise, go up, lift, move up, arise

  38. fallverb

    assume a disappointed or sad expression

    "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"; "his crest fell"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, go up, come up, arise, lift, move up, uprise

  39. fallverb

    be cast down

    "his eyes fell"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascent, ascension, rising, go up, move up, uprise, arise, lift, come up

  40. fallverb

    come out; issue

    "silly phrases fell from her mouth"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, lift, arise, come up, go up, move up, uprise

  41. fallverb

    be born, used chiefly of lambs

    "The lambs fell in the afternoon"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, move up, go up, lift, arise, uprise, come up

  42. fallverb

    begin vigorously

    "The prisoners fell to work right away"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, rising, ascent, uprise, lift, arise, go up, come up, move up

  43. fallverb

    go as if by falling

    "Grief fell from our hearts"

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, come down, strike, devolve, diminish, precipitate, settle, lessen, pass, descend, come, return, flow, light, hang, decrease, fall down

    Antonyms:
    rising, ascension, rise, ascent, lift, arise, go up, move up, uprise, come up

  44. fall, descend, settleverb

    come as if by falling

    "Night fell"; "Silence fell"

    Synonyms:
    settle, descend, fall down, lessen, deign, decrease, make up, patch up, return, sink, settle down, go down, square off, flow, precipitate, strike, subside, come down, root, determine, devolve, steady down, go under, reconcile, finalise, ensconce, get back, pass, conciliate, shine, adjudicate, accrue, decide, diminish, derive, square up, hang, resolve, locate, come, nail down, condescend, finalize, light, take root

    Antonyms:
    rise, ascension, ascent, rising, uprise, go up, lift, arise, come up, move up

Editors Contribution

  1. autumn

    the season which the leaves turn different colours and fall out.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 19, 2020  
  2. drop

    Submitted by anonymous on February 17, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    drop, descend, sink, drop down

  2. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    be prostrated, fall down

  3. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    sink, be lowered, be depressed

  4. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    decrease, decline, be diminished, become less, die away

  5. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    sin, err, transgress, lapse, trip, trespass, commit a fault, do amiss, go astray

  6. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    die, perish, come to destruction

  7. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    empty, disembogue, flow, be discharged

  8. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    happen, befall, come

  9. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    become (sick, asleep, in love, &c.)

  10. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    10. pass, be transferred

  11. fallverb

    Synonyms:
    be dropped, be uttered carelessly

  12. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    descent, dropping

  13. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    tumble, falling

  14. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    cataract, cascade, waterfall

  15. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    extent of descent

  16. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    destruction, death, ruin, overthrow, downfall

  17. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    degradation, loss of eminence

  18. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    apostasy, loss of innocence

  19. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    diminution, decrease, decline

  20. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    sinking (of the voice), cadence, close

  21. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    10. discharge (of a river), disemboguement

  22. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    autumn, fall of the leaf

  23. fallnoun

    Synonyms:
    declivity, slope, inclination

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How to use fall in a sentence?

  1. Rick Hutcheon:

    There are so many things overhanging the market right now, we've got an OPEC meeting, we've got Greece, we've got economic reports coming out, you name it, we're just stuck in this funk right now until we get some clarity as to where any of these issues are going to fall out.

  2. Jonas Olavi:

    I think the share (Electrolux) will fall at least 10 percent.

  3. Bente Nyland:

    In addition many planned fields will be affected as they get postponed, from 2020 the current fall in production could accelerate.

  4. Vern Roberts:

    I tried to get away, i tried to ‘stop, drop and roll,’ did all kinds of ‘protect me things,’ but it kept overwhelming and basically knocking me down. I would stagger and fall and flop around, all sorts of things.

  5. George Ratiu:

    For those motivated to sell, price reductions are becoming a go-to strategy, we can expect the re-balancing in housing markets to continue and to pick up speed, especially as we look toward the fall and winter seasons.


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