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fall
fɔːl
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (名) noun
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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions).
  2. A sudden drop from an upright position.
  3. A lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity.
    • A sudden sharp decrease in some quantity.
    • A free and rapid descent by the force of gravity.
    • A movement downward.
    • A sudden decline in strength or number or importance.
    • When a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat.
    • A downward slope or bend.
    • The time of day immediately following sunset.
    • The season when the leaves fall from the trees.
    • The lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve.
      (动) As a verb
      1. Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind.
        • Decrease in size, extent, or range.
        • Come as if by falling.
        • Go as if by falling.
          • Occur at a specified time or place.
            • Begin vigorously.
            • Be born, used chiefly of lambs.
              • Come out; issue.
                • Be cast down.
                  • Assume a disappointed or sad expression.
                    • Fall.
                    • Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way.
                    • Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity.
                    • Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position.
                    • Lose an upright position suddenly.
                    • Slope downward.
                    • Move in a specified direction.
                    • Be inherited by.
                    • Fall to somebody by assignment or lot.
                    • Come into the possession of.
                    • Be captured.
                    • Fall.
                    • Fall.
                      • Lose office or power.
                      • Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin.
                      • Yield to temptation or sin.
                      • Lose one's chastity.
                      • Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly.
                      • Die, as in battle or in a hunt.
                      • Be due.
                      • Come under, be classified or included.
                      • Fall from clouds.
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