fall

  • 1 Fall — (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr. sfa llein… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 fall — [fôl] vi. fell, fallen, falling [ME fallen < OE feallan, to fall, akin to Ger fallen < IE base * phol , to fall > Lith púolu, to fall] I to come down by the force of gravity; drop; descend 1. to come down because detached, pushed,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Fall — bezeichnet: Absturz (Unfall), ein Sturz aus gewisser Höhe Freier Fall, die durch Gravitation bewirkte Bewegung eines Körpers Fall (Tau), in der Seemannssprache eine Leine zum Hochziehen und Herablassen von Segeln, Ruderblättern oder Schwertern… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 fall — ► VERB (past fell; past part. fallen) 1) move rapidly and without control from a higher to a lower level. 2) collapse to the ground. 3) (fall off) become detached and drop to the ground. 4) hang down. 5) (of someone s f …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 Fall — Fall, n. 1. The act of falling; a dropping or descending be the force of gravity; descent; as, a fall from a horse, or from the yard of ship. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of dropping or tumbling from an erect posture; as, he was walking on ice, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Fall [1] — Fall, 1) die Bewegung, in welcher alle Körper von geringerer Masse, in Folge der Anziehungskraft der Massen gegen den Mittelpunkt größerer Körper, mit einer der größeren Masse letzterer proportionirten Schnelligkeit getrieben werden, in so fern… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 Fall — Fall, v. t. 1. To let fall; to drop. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For every tear he falls, a Trojan bleeds. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To sink; to depress; as, to fall the voice. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. To diminish; to lessen or lower. [Obs.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Fall — Fall, I Will Follow Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Fall, I Will Follow Álbum de Lacrimas Profundere Publicación 2002 Género(s) Gothic Rock …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 9 fall — fall, drop, sink, slump, subside are comparable when they mean to go or to let go downward freely. They are seldom close synonyms, however, because of various specific and essential implications that tend to separate and distinguish them. Fall,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 fall — fall·er; prat·fall; re·fall; crest·fall·en·ly; crest·fall·en·ness; pratt·fall; …

    English syllables

  • 11 fall — [n1] descent; lowering abatement, belly flop*, cut, decline, declivity, decrease, diminution, dip, dive, downgrade, downward slope, drop, dwindling, ebb, falling off, header*, incline, lapse, lessening, nose dive*, plummet, plunge, pratfall*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 fall in — {v.} 1. To go and stand properly in a row like soldiers. * /The captain told his men to fall in./ Contrast: FALL OUT(3). 2. to collapse. * /The explosion caused the walls of the house to fall in./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 13 fall in — {v.} 1. To go and stand properly in a row like soldiers. * /The captain told his men to fall in./ Contrast: FALL OUT(3). 2. to collapse. * /The explosion caused the walls of the house to fall in./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 Fall [2] — Fall (in anderer Bedeutung), 1) (Wasserb.), so v.w. Gefälle; 2) so v.w. Aufziehschütze; 3) (Bergb.). in Flötzen Klüfte od. Nieren, welche Einfluß auf die Beschaffenheit u. die Richtung des Ganges haben; 4) (Salzwerk), das Durchgehen der Sohle… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 fall — and autumn are used on both sides of the Atlantic as the name for the third season of the year, although in everyday use autumn is standard in BrE and fall in AmE. Fall is a shortening of the phrase fall of the year or fall of the leaf, and was… …

    Modern English usage

  • 16 Fall — (Aminata Sow). V. Sow Fall (Aminata). Fall (Malick) (1920 1978) écrivain sénégalais: Reliefs (poèmes, 1964), la Plaie (1967), roman de critique sociale. Fall (Marouba) (né en 1950) écrivain sénégalais. Il écrit surtout pour le théâtre: Chaka ou… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 17 Fall — Sm std. (8. Jh.), mhd. val, ahd. fal, as. fal Stammwort. Aus vd. * falla m. Fall (in anderen germanischen Sprachen andere Stammbildungen). Zunächst Abstraktum zu fallen; später Rechtsangelegenheit u.a.; l. cāsus (mit entsprechender… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 18 Fall — [Basiswortschatz (Rating 1 1500)] Auch: • Sturz Bsp.: • Sie ist gestürzt. • Das ist ein anderer Fall. • Notfalls habe ich einen Regenschirm dabei. • Ihr Fall kam vor Gericht. • …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 19 fall in — or[into place] {v. phr.} To suddenly make sense; find the natural or proper place for the missing pieces of a puzzle. * /When the detectives realized that a second man was seen at the place of the murder, the pieces of the puzzle began to fall… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 fall in — or[into place] {v. phr.} To suddenly make sense; find the natural or proper place for the missing pieces of a puzzle. * /When the detectives realized that a second man was seen at the place of the murder, the pieces of the puzzle began to fall… …

    Dictionary of American idioms