Explicație fall în Dicționarul Englez Englez

fall

(fl )

substantiv
the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions)
"they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"

substantiv
a sudden drop from an upright position
"he had a nasty spill on the ice"

substantiv
a lapse into sin
a loss of innocence or of chastity
"a fall from virtue"

substantiv
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"

substantiv
a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity
"it was a miracle that he survived the drop from that height"

substantiv
a movement downward
"the rise and fall of the tides"

substantiv
a sudden decline in strength or number or importance
"the fall of the House of Hapsburg"

substantiv
when a wrestler''s shoulders are forced to the mat
substantiv
the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve
"women have been blamed ever since the Fall"

substantiv
a downward slope or bend
substantiv
the time of day immediately following sunset
"he loved the twilight"
"they finished before the fall of night"

substantiv
the season when the leaves fall from the trees
"in the fall of 1973"

verb
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 he
verb
decrease in size, extent, or range
"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"
"The cabin pressure fell dramatically"
"her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"
"his voice fell to a whisper"

verb
come as if by falling
"Night fell"
"Silence fell"

verb
go as if by falling
"Grief fell from our hearts"

verb
occur at a specified time or place
"Christmas falls on a Monday this year"
"The accent falls on the first syllable"

verb
begin vigorously
"The prisoners fell to work right away"

verb
be born, used chiefly of lambs
"The lambs fell in the afternoon"

verb
come out
issue
"silly phrases fell from her mouth"

verb
be cast down
"his eyes fell"

verb
assume a disappointed or sad expression
"Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off"
"his crest fell"

verb
fall or flow in a certain way
"This dress hangs well"
"Her long black hair flowed down her back"

verb
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
descend in free fall under the influence of gravity
"The branch fell from the tree"
"The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"

verb
drop oneself to a lower or less erect position
"She fell back in her chair"
"He fell to his knees"

verb
lose an upright position suddenly
"The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"
"Her hair fell across her forehead"

verb
slope downward
"The hills around here fall towards the ocean"

verb
move in a specified direction
"The line of men fall forward"

verb
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
fall to somebody by assignment or lot
"The task fell to me"
"It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

verb
come into the possession of
"The house accrued to the oldest son"

verb
be captured
"The cities fell to the enemy"

verb
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 yougest student"

verb
to be given by right or inheritance
"The estate fell to the oldest daughter"

verb
lose office or power
"The government fell overnight"
"The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"

verb
suffer defeat, failure, or ruin
"We must stand or fall"
"fall by the wayside"

verb
yield to temptation or sin
"Adam and Eve fell"

verb
lose one''s chastity
"a fallen woman"

verb
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
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
be due
"payments fall on the 1st of the month"

verb
come under, be classified or included
"fall into a category"
"This comes under a new heading"

verb
fall from clouds
"rain, snow and sleet were falling"
"Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"




Antonime:
(substantiv) climb, ascension, rise, raise, ascent, upgrade, acclivity, rising
(verb) uprise, increase, arise, ascend, lift



Sinonime:
(substantiv) autumn, capitulation, declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, dip, downfall, drop, dusk, gloaming, nightfall, pin, spill, surrender, tumble, twilight
(verb) accrue, come, decrease, descend, devolve, diminish, flow, hang, lessen, light, pass, precipitate, return, settle, shine, strike