fall

fall
I
n.
dropping, coming down

1) to have, take a fall

2) to break a fall

3) a bad, nasty fall (she had a bad fall and broke her ankle)

4) a free fall (of a parachutist)

5) a fall from (a fall from a horse)

autumn

(AE)

6) an early; late fall

7) in (the) fall (we have a lot of rain in the fall)

II
v.

1) ('to drop') to fall flat, headlong; short

2) (colloq.) (d; intr.) to fall for ('to become infatuated with') (he fell for her)

3) (D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall from (to fall from a tree; to fall from grace)

4) (d; intr.) ('to come'); ('to drop') to fall into (to fall into disfavor; to fall into disrepute; to fall into place; to fall into a trap)

5) (d; intr.) ('to be divided') to fall into (to fall into three categories)

6) (D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall off (to fall off a table)

7) (D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall on (to fall on one's back; the stress falls on the last syllable)

8) (d; intr.) ('to come') to fall on (the holiday fell on a Monday)

9) (d; intr.) ('to drop') to fall out of (to fall out of bed; to fall out of favor)

10) (d; intr.) to fall over (she fell over the side of the ship)

11) (formal) (d; intr.) ('to devolve') to fall to (it fell to me to break the news)

12) (D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall to (he fell to his knees; the book fell to the floor)

13) (d; intr.) ('to drop') ('to come') to fall under (to fall under a train; to fall under smb.'s influence)

14) (misc.) to fall asleep; to fall due; to fall foul of the law; to fall ill; to fall in love with smb.; to fall in battle; to fall silent; to fall on hard times; to fall to pieces; to fall into step

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[fɔːl]
headlong
late fall
take a fall
to fall due
to fall foul of the law
to fall ill
to fall in battle
to fall in love with smb.
to fall into step
to fall on hard times
to fall silent
to fall to pieces
nasty fall (she had a bad fall and broke her ankle)
('to drop') to fall into (to fall into disfavor; to fall into disrepute; to fall into place; to fall into a trap)
('to drop') to fallflat
(misc.) to fall asleep
['autumn'] (AE) an early
['dropping, coming down'] to have
a bad
to break a fall
a fall from (a fall from a horse)
(colloq.) (d; intr.) to fall for (he fell for her; 'to become infatuated with')
(D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall to (he fell to his knees; the book fell to the floor)
(formal) (d; intr.) ('to devolve') to fall to (it fell to me to break the news)
a free fall (of a parachutist)
(d; intr.) to fall over (she fell over the side of the ship)
(d; intr.) ('to come') to fall on (the holiday fell on a Monday)
(D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall from (to fall from a tree; to fall from grace)
(d; intr.) ('to be divided') to fall into (to fall into three categories)
(D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall off (to fall off a table)
(D; intr.) ('to drop') to fall on (to fall on one's back; the stress falls on the last syllable)
(d; intr.) ('to drop') to fall out of (to fall out of bed; to fall out of favor)
(d; intr.) ('to drop') ('to come') to fall under (to fall under a train; to fall under smb. 's influence)
in (the) fall (we have a lot of rain in the fall)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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