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ell, feell, fel, fellll, ffell, phell

Fell — synonyms, fell antonyms, definition

1. fell (a)

8 synonyms
bloodthirsty brutal cruel ferocious fierce homicidal murderous savage

2. fell (Noun)

8 synonyms
felled seam fleece hair hide pelage pelt shag wool
4 definitions

fell (Noun) — The dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal).

fell (Noun) — Seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges.

fell (Noun) — The act of felling something (as a tree).

fell (Noun) — High moorland or unforested hill.

5 types of
animal skin kill killing putting to death seam
3 types
cowhide goatskin rawhide

3. fell (Verb)

43 synonyms
accrued bring down came came down chop conquer cut cut down cut off decreased descended devolved diminished down drop fell down flatten floor flowed fly • • •
1 antonym
35 definitions

fell (Verb) — Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow. ex. "fell a tree"

fell (Verb) — Pass away rapidly.

fell (Verb) — Sew a seam by folding the edges.

fell (Verb) — Descend in free fall under the influence of gravity. ex. "The branch fell from the tree" ex. "The unfortunate hiker fell into a crevasse"

fell (Verb) — Move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way. ex. "The barometer is falling" ex. "The curtain fell on the diva" ex. "Her hand went up and then fell again"

fell (Verb) — Pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind. ex. "fall into a trap" ex. "She fell ill" ex. "They fell out of favour" ex. "Fall in love" ex. "fall asleep" ex. "fall prey to an imposter" ex. "fall into a strange way of thinking" ex. "she fell to pieces after she lost her work"

fell (Verb) — Come under, be classified or included. ex. "fall into a category"

fell (Verb) — (of rain, snow, etc.) landing after falling from the clouds. ex. "rain, snow and sleet were falling"

fell (Verb) — Suffer defeat, failure, or ruin. ex. "We must stand or fall" ex. "fall by the wayside"

fell (Verb) — Die, as in battle or in a hunt. ex. "Many soldiers fell at Verdun" ex. "The shooting victim fell dead"

fell (Verb) — Touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly. ex. "Light fell on her face"

fell (Verb) — Be captured. ex. "The cities fell to the enemy"

fell (Verb) — Occur at a specified time or place. ex. "Christmas falls on a Monday this year" ex. "The accent falls on the first syllable"

fell (Verb) — Become smaller or less in size, extent, or range. ex. "The cabin pressure fell dramatically" ex. "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds" ex. "his voice fell to a whisper"

fell (Verb) — Yield to temptation or sin. ex. "Adam and Eve fell"

fell (Verb) — Lose office or power. ex. "The government fell overnight" ex. "The Qing Dynasty fell with Sun Yat-sen"

fell (Verb) — To be given by assignment or distribution. ex. "The most difficult task fell on the youngest member of the team" ex. "The onus fell on us" ex. "The pressure to succeed fell on the youngest student"

fell (Verb) — Move in a specified direction. ex. "The line of men fall forward"

fell (Verb) — Be due. ex. "payments fall on the 1st of the month"

fell (Verb) — Lose one's chastity.

fell (Verb) — To be given by right or inheritance. ex. "The estate fell to the oldest daughter"

fell (Verb) — Come into the possession of. ex. "The house fell to the oldest son"

fell (Verb) — Be allotted to somebody by assignment or as part of their role. ex. "The task fell to me" ex. "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"

fell (Verb) — Be inherited by. ex. "The estate fell to my sister"

fell (Verb) — Slope downward. ex. "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"

fell (Verb) — Lose an upright position suddenly. ex. "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table" ex. "Her hair fell across her forehead"

fell (Verb) — Drop oneself to a lower or less erect position. ex. "She fell back in her chair" ex. "He fell to his knees"

fell (Verb) — Fall or flow in a certain way. ex. "This dress falls well"

fell (Verb) — Assume a disappointed or sad expression. ex. "Her face fell when she heard that she would be laid off" ex. "his crest fell"

fell (Verb) — Be cast down. ex. "his eyes fell"

fell (Verb) — Come out; issue. ex. "silly phrases fell from her mouth"

fell (Verb) — Be born, used chiefly of lambs. ex. "The lambs fell in the afternoon"

fell (Verb) — Begin vigorously. ex. "The prisoners fell to work right away"

fell (Verb) — Go as if by falling. ex. "Grief fell from our hearts"

fell (Verb) — Come as if by falling. ex. "Night fell" ex. "Silence fell"

86 types of
began bought the farm came came about came forth came out cashed in one's chips changed changed hands changed magnitude changed owners changed posture changed state choked commenced conked croaked cut deceased died • • •
97 types
abated abseiled alighted avalanched boiled down broke cascaded cascaded down chop down climbed down concentrated contracted corrected crashed cut de-escalated decelerated declined decocted decrescendoed • • •
24 see also
break come apart come to nothing crumble dawdle drop away drop off fall apart fall away fall back fall behind fall flat fall for fall in fall through flop founder go to the wall lag lose recede separate slip split up

4. fell (Adjective)

3 synonyms
barbarous roughshod vicious
1 definition

fell (Adjective) — (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering.