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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Antonyms Hypernym Entailments Verb Group
fall 43 Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity The branch fell from the tree, The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse Verb No Data travel No Data Precipitate
fall 21 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 Verb rise travel No Data No Data
fall 16 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 Verb No Data change state No Data No Data
fall 14 The season when the leaves fall from the trees in the fall of 1973 Noun No Data season No Data No Data
come down 14 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 Verb No Data travel No Data No Data
decrease 13 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 Verb increase change magnitude No Data No Data
descend 12 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 Verb ascend travel No Data No Data
go down 11 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 Verb No Data travel No Data No Data
diminish 10 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 Verb No Data change magnitude No Data No Data
autumn 7 The season when the leaves fall from the trees in the fall of 1973 Noun No Data season No Data No Data
fall 6 Come under, be classified or included fall into a category, This comes under a new heading Verb No Data be No Data No Data
lessen 5 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 Verb No Data change magnitude No Data No Data
hang 5 Fall or flow in a certain way This dress hangs well, Her long black hair flowed down her back Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data
dusk 5 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
fall 4 Fall from clouds rain, snow and sleet were falling, Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum Verb No Data No Data Condense Fall
fall 4 Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin We must stand or fall, fall by the wayside Verb No Data fail No Data No Data
fall 4 A sudden drop from an upright position he had a nasty spill on the ice Noun No Data slip No Data No Data
nightfall 4 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
fall 3 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 Verb No Data change magnitude No Data No Data
fall 3 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 Verb No Data die No Data Fall, Fall
fall 3 The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve women have been blamed ever since the Fall Noun No Data No Data No Data No Data
fall 3 Be captured The cities fell to the enemy Verb No Data yield No Data Fall
fall 3 Occur at a specified time or place Christmas falls on a Monday this year, The accent falls on the first syllable Verb No Data happen No Data Fall
fall 3 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 Verb No Data happen No Data No Data
fall 2 A downward slope or bend No Data Noun No Data slope No Data No Data
strike 2 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 Verb No Data happen No Data No Data
come 2 Come under, be classified or included fall into a category, This comes under a new heading Verb No Data be No Data No Data
fall 2 A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity a fall from virtue Noun No Data sin No Data No Data
fall 2 Lose office or power The government fell overnight, The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen Verb No Data leave office No Data Fall
fall 2 Yield to temptation or sin Adam and Eve fell Verb No Data fall No Data Fall
fall 2 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 Verb No Data No Data No Data Fall, Fall
come down 1 Fall from clouds rain, snow and sleet were falling, Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum Verb No Data No Data Condense Fall
fall 1 Move in a specified direction The line of men fall forward Verb No Data travel No Data No Data
drop 1 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 Noun No Data decrease No Data No Data
twilight 1 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
declivity 1 A downward slope or bend No Data Noun No Data slope No Data No Data
fall 1 A sudden decline in strength or number or importance the fall of the House of Hapsburg Noun rise weakening No Data No Data
fall 1 A movement downward the rise and fall of the tides Noun rise change of location No Data No Data
fall 1 The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions) they were protected until the capitulation of the fort Noun No Data loss No Data No Data
return 0 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 Verb No Data change hands No Data Accrue
fall 0 Assume a disappointed or sad expression Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off, his crest fell Verb No Data change No Data Fall
descend 0 Come as if by falling Night fell, Silence fell Verb No Data come No Data Fall
fall 0 Come as if by falling Night fell, Silence fell Verb No Data come No Data Fall
fall 0 Go as if by falling Grief fell from our hearts Verb No Data disappear No Data Fall
fall 0 Come into the possession of The house accrued to the oldest son Verb No Data change hands No Data Fall, Fall
fall 0 Begin vigorously The prisoners fell to work right away Verb No Data get down No Data No Data
fall 0 Be born, used chiefly of lambs The lambs fell in the afternoon Verb No Data be born No Data No Data
fall 0 Come out; issue silly phrases fell from her mouth Verb No Data issue No Data No Data
fall 0 Be cast down his eyes fell Verb No Data change No Data Fall
accrue 0 Come into the possession of The house accrued to the oldest son Verb No Data change hands No Data Fall, Fall
fall 0 To be given by right or inheritance The estate fell to the oldest daughter Verb No Data No Data No Data Fall
pass 0 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 Verb No Data change hands No Data Accrue
light 0 Fall to somebody by assignment or lot The task fell to me, It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims Verb No Data fall No Data Accrue, Fall
flow 0 Fall or flow in a certain way This dress hangs well, Her long black hair flowed down her back Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data
fall 0 Fall to somebody by assignment or lot The task fell to me, It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims Verb No Data fall No Data Accrue, Fall
fall 0 Fall or flow in a certain way This dress hangs well, Her long black hair flowed down her back Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data
fall 0 Lose one’s chastity a fallen woman Verb No Data No Data No Data Fall
fall 0 Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position She fell back in her chair, He fell to his knees Verb No Data change posture No Data Fall
fall down 0 Lose an upright position suddenly The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table, Her hair fell across her forehead Verb No Data change posture No Data Fall
fall 0 Lose an upright position suddenly The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table, Her hair fell across her forehead Verb No Data change posture No Data Fall
fall 0 Slope downward The hills around here fall towards the ocean Verb No Data slope No Data No Data
devolve 0 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 Verb No Data change hands No Data Accrue
fall 0 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 Verb No Data change hands No Data Accrue
precipitate 0 Fall from clouds rain, snow and sleet were falling, Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum Verb No Data No Data Condense Fall
fall 0 Be due payments fall on the 1st of the month Verb No Data be No Data Fall
gloaming 0 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
spill 0 A sudden drop from an upright position he had a nasty spill on the ice Noun No Data slip No Data No Data
tumble 0 A sudden drop from an upright position he had a nasty spill on the ice Noun No Data slip No Data No Data
descent 0 A downward slope or bend No Data Noun ascent slope No Data No Data
decline 0 A downward slope or bend No Data Noun No Data slope No Data No Data
declination 0 A downward slope or bend No Data Noun No Data slope No Data No Data
declension 0 A downward slope or bend No Data Noun No Data slope No Data No Data
downslope 0 A downward slope or bend No Data Noun No Data slope No Data No Data
downfall 0 A sudden decline in strength or number or importance the fall of the House of Hapsburg Noun No Data weakening No Data No Data
capitulation 0 The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions) they were protected until the capitulation of the fort Noun No Data loss No Data No Data
surrender 0 The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions) they were protected until the capitulation of the fort Noun No Data loss No Data No Data
gloam 0 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
shine 0 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 Verb No Data happen No Data No Data
evenfall 0 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
fall 0 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
crepuscule 0 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
crepuscle 0 The time of day immediately following sunset he loved the twilight, they finished before the fall of night Noun No Data hour No Data No Data
fall 0 When a wrestler’s shoulders are forced to the mat No Data Noun No Data victory No Data No Data
pin 0 When a wrestler’s shoulders are forced to the mat No Data Noun No Data victory No Data No Data
drop 0 A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height Noun No Data descent No Data No Data
fall 0 A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height Noun No Data descent No Data No Data
dip 0 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 Noun No Data decrease No Data No Data
fall 0 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 Noun No Data decrease No Data No Data
free fall 0 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 Noun No Data decrease No Data No Data
settle 0 Come as if by falling Night fell, Silence fell Verb No Data come No Data Fall
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How many meanings does the word "Fall" have?

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The word "Fall" has 90 meanings. The most frequent meaning is fall.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Fall"?

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The word "Fall" has 602 hyponyms which are: accompany, advance, angle, ascend, automobile, back, bang, beetle, betake oneself, billow, bounce, breeze, caravan, career, carry, circle, circuit, circulate, come, crawl, cruise, derail, descend, do, drag, draw, drive, ease, fall, ferry, float, flock, fly, follow, forge, get around, ghost, glide, go around, hiss, hurtle, island hop, lance, lurch, outflank, pace, pan, pass, pass over, play, plow, prance, precede, precess, proceed, propagate, pursue, push, raft, repair, retreat, retrograde, return, ride, rise, roll, round, run, rush, scramble, seek, shuttle, sift, ski, slice into, slither, snowshoe, speed, steamer, step, stray, swap, swash, swim, swing, taxi, trail, tram, transfer, travel, travel by, travel purposefully, travel rapidly, trundle, turn, walk, weave, wend, wheel, whine, whish, whisk, whistle, withdraw, zigzag, zoom, acidify, alkalize, be born, become, better, boil, break, burn, calcify, calm, carbonize, carnify, catalyze, chondrify, citrate, close, clot, cloud over, coke, come to, conceive, concentrate, cool, cross-fertilize, curdle, denitrify, die, disengage, dissolve, dress, emaciate, emancipate, empty, emulsify, equilibrate, erupt, esterify, etherify, explode, fill, fluctuate, freeze, frenchify, gain, get into, get worse, heat, homogenize, integrate, ionize, liquefy, open, ossify, overgrow, precipitate, react, reduce, relax, secularize, solvate, sorb, sour, tense, thicken, thin, thrive, thrombose, wake up, worsen, zonk out, dry season, harvest, haying, rainy season, spring, summer, winter, decrease, increase, size, abound, accept, account, account for, act, answer, appear, bake, balance, be well, beat, begin, belong, breathe, buy, clean, cohere, come in for, come in handy, compact, compare, confuse, connect, consist, contain, continue, cost, count, cover, cut, cut across, deck, depend, deserve, disagree, distribute, diverge, end, feel, figure, fit, gape, go, gravitate, hail, hang, head, hold, hoodoo, hum, impend, incarnate, iridesce, jumble, kill, lend, let go, lie, litter, loiter, look, lubricate, make, make sense, measure, mope, object, osculate, owe, pay, point, press, promise, prove, put out, rage, range, rank, rate, recognize, relate, remain, represent, rest, retard, run into, rut, seem, seethe, sell, shine, sparkle, specify, squat, stagnate, stand, stand by, stay, stick, stink, subtend, suck, suffer, suit, tend, test, total, translate, transplant, trim, underlie, want, wash, wind, work, bedtime, canonical hour, closing time, dawn, early-morning hour, happy hour, late-night hour, mealtime, midnight, none, noon, rush hour, small hours, sunset, twilight, zero hour, botch, fall through, miss, overreach, shipwreck, strike out, take it on the chin, spill, abort, buy it, drown, predecease, starve, succumb, suffocate, surrender, anticipate, arise, backfire, befall, chance, come around, concur, develop, give, go off, happen, intervene, operate, recur, result, supervene, synchronize, transpire, turn out, ascent, bank, canyonside, coast, descent, escarpment, hillside, mountainside, piedmont, ski slope, actual sin, mortal sin, original sin, venial sin, retire, top out, vacate, drop, shrinkage, atrophy, attenuation, debilitation, relaxation, ascension, circulation, creep, entrance, flow, gravitation, levitation, progress, spread, stampede, translation, capitulation, default, accrue, vest, acetylate, adjust, alkalinize, americanize, assibilate, assimilate, assume, barbarize, break into, brutalize, capacitate, carbonate, caseate, catch, catch on, change by reversal, change integrity, change magnitude, change posture, change shape, change state, change surface, clinker, collapse, come in, come round, commute, complexify, concretize, conjugate, convert, crack, crash, creolize, cure, damage, darken, deaden, decalcify, decarboxylate, decay, decrepitate, deepen, defervesce, democratize, deoxidize, desalinate, destabilize, digest, dim, discolor, dissimilate, distill, drift, dry, dull, evaporate, fail, fall for, felt, feminize, flip, flocculate, fold, form, format, foul, freshen, gel, gelatinize, give way, glaze, go out, gradate, grow, gum, harden, have, hush, hydrate, hydrolyze, ice up, incandesce, indurate, industrialize, introject, isomerize, keratinize, leave, liberalize, lighten, mature, mellow, modernize, modify, mold, move, mutate, narrow, normalize, obsolesce, occult, opacify, oxidise, oxidize, pall, plasticize, play out, prim, professionalize, promote, purify, recede, receive, recombine, reflate, regenerate, regress, rejuvenate, reorient, repress, resume, reticulate, salinate, saponify, separate, sequester, settle, shade, shallow, shear, shift, smoothen, soften, solarize, spot, stabilize, steepen, stiffen, stratify, strengthen, sublime, suburbanize, suffuse, superannuate, synthesize, tighten, transaminate, transform, turn on, ulcerate, undergo, undulate, vascularize, vesiculate, vitrify, vulcanize, warm, warm up, absent, desorb, die out, evanesce, fade, fall off, skip town, attack, auspicate, break in, come on, embark, get cracking, get to, jump off, plunge, recommence, come to life, hatch, reincarnate, come out, debouch, escape, leak, pop out, radiate, bow, hunch, lie down, right, sink, sit down, sit up, straighten, uncurl, climb, dip, stoop, checkmate, independence, landslide, last laugh, pyrrhic victory, runaway, service break, slam, walk-in, win, lightening, set, shower, sinking, slide.

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Is the word "Fall" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Fall" has a maximum frequency of 43.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Fall"?

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The word "Fall" has no synonyms.

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