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Fall Definition(s)

The word fall is a noun.  Fall means (1) the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions), (2) a sudden drop from an upright position, (3) a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity, (4) a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity, (5) a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity, (6) a movement downward, (7) a sudden decline in strength or number or importance, (8) when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat, (9) a downward slope or bend, (10) the time of day immediately following sunset, (11) the season when the leaves fall from the trees.
Fall is also a verb that means (1) decrease in size, extent, or range, (2) come as if by falling, (3) go as if by falling, (4) occur at a specified time or place, (5) begin vigorously, (6) be born, used chiefly of lambs, (7) come out; issue, (8) be cast down, (9) assume a disappointed or sad expression, (10) fall or flow in a certain way, (11) move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way, (12) descend in free fall under the influence of gravity, (13) drop oneself to a lower or less erect position, (14) lose an upright position suddenly, (15) slope downward, (16) move in a specified direction, (17) be inherited by, (18) fall to somebody by assignment or lot, (19) come into the possession of, (20) be captured, (21) to be given by assignment or distribution, (22) to be given by right or inheritance, (23) lose office or power, (24) suffer defeat, failure, or ruin, (25) yield to temptation or sin, (26) lose one's chastity, (27) touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly, (28) die, as in battle or in a hunt, (29) be due, (30) come under, be classified or included.

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