Definition of Fall out

1. Verb. Have a breach in relations. "We fell out over a trivial question"

Generic synonyms: Altercate, Argufy, Dispute, Quarrel, Scrap



2. Verb. Come as a logical consequence; follow logically. "The theorem falls out nicely"
Exact synonyms: Follow
Generic synonyms: Ensue, Result

3. Verb. Come off. "His hair and teeth fell out"
Exact synonyms: Come Out
Generic synonyms: Come Forth, Come Out, Egress, Emerge, Go Forth, Issue

4. Verb. Leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation. "The soldiers fell out"
Generic synonyms: Exit, Get Out, Go Out, Leave

5. Verb. Come to pass. "Nothing occurred that seemed important"

Definition of Fall out

1. Verb. (literally) To come out of something by falling. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive idiomatic) To cease to be on friendly terms. ¹

3. Verb. (military) (intransitive) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fall Out

fall into place
fall line
fall of wicket
fall off
fall off a truck
fall off the back of a lorry
fall off the back of a truck
fall off the turnip truck
fall off the wagon
fall on
fall on deaf ears
fall on one's face
fall on one's feet
fall on one's sword
fall open
fall out (current term)
fall over
fall over backwards
fall over one's feet
fall over oneself
fall pregnant
fall prey
fall short
fall short of
fall streaks
fall through
fall through the cracks
fall to pieces
fall together
fall under

Literary usage of Fall out

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Hear me, you wrangling pirates, that fall out In sharing that which you have vill'd fr oni me. Kich. ..."

2. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"... puffed-up- ness, that brings shame and covers them with shame; which they possess that are in the fall, out of Christ, the second Adam, that never fell. ..."

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