Noun Definition


1.Definition: a downward slope or bend

Related Noun(s):declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

Related Noun(s):drop

Category: General

3.Definition: a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity

"A fall from virtue"

Category: General

4.Definition: a movement downward

"The rise and fall of the tides"

Category: General

5.Definition: a sudden decline in strength or number or importance

"The fall of the House of Hapsburg"

Related Noun(s):downfall

Category: General

6.Definition: a sudden drop from an upright position

Related Noun(s):spill, tumble

Category: General

7.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):dip, drop

Category: General

8.Definition: the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

Related Noun(s):capitulation, surrender

Category: General

9.Definition: the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve

"Women have been blamed ever since the Fall"

Category: General

10.Definition: the season when the leaves fall from the trees

"In the fall of 1973"

Related Noun(s):autumn

Category: General

11.Definition: the time of day immediately following sunset

"He loved the twilight", "They finished before the fall of night"

Related Noun(s):crepuscle, crepuscule, dusk, evenfall, gloam, gloaming, nightfall, twilight

Category: General

12.Definition: when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

Related Noun(s):pin

Category: General