Definition of Fall down

1. Verb. Lose an upright position suddenly. "Her hair fell across her forehead"

Exact synonyms: Fall
Generic synonyms: Change Posture
Related verbs: Fall
Derivative terms: Fall, Fall

Definition of Fall down

1. Verb. To fall to the ground. ¹

2. Verb. To collapse. ¹

¹ Source:

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fall Down

fall asleep
fall at the final hurdle
fall at the last hurdle
fall away
fall back
fall back on
fall back upon
fall behind
fall between two stools
fall board
fall by the wayside
fall cankerworm
fall dandelion
fall down (current term)
fall equinox
fall flat
fall for
fall foul
fall from grace
fall guy
fall ill
fall in
fall in line
fall in love
fall in with
fall into
fall into place
fall line

Literary usage of Fall down

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"3: à.ye fall down and worship the 6. ... whoso füllt th not down and 15. ye fall down and worship the P'AL.— Participle. Dan. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"prevail'd with the Captain to get under sail, and fall down with the tyde to Duncannon, and came to the King there about ..."

3. Biennial Report by Oregon Board of Horticulture (1921)
"Where a good many growers fall down is in not having equipment sufficient in size or capacity to do the work. The kind of outfit or the number of machines ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"... whereas when visits of suitable insects are wanting, pollen may easily fall down in both species from the anthers upon the stigma of the same flower, ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Fall down on!Search for Fall down on!Search for Fall down on Google!Search for Fall down on Wikipedia!