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verb as in happen, occur

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Since the 1980s, fall weather has made California increasingly prone to fire.

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Check out all of our helpful tricks and tips at the link below or read on for some activity-specific advice sure to get you and your family moving outside and enjoying the rest of the fall.

British higher education had feared a sharp fall in admissions this fall.

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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is entering fall with a virtual audio production.

We spoke with Hausmann in the fall of 2019, so he was talking about the end of that year.

Cassandra, whose hair has already begun to fall out from her court-mandated chemotherapy, could face a similar outcome.

According to the USDA, student participation began to fall, with 1.4 million students opting out of the lunch program entirely.

And that means they also fall under the umbrella of programs most likely to get the axe when state and federal budgets are tight.

I fall back into a dream and then suddenly there is a tapping on the window just above my bed.

Some contemporary police have military backgrounds to fall back on.

Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?

The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.

As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.

It mounted straight as a plume for a little way, until it met the cool air of evening which was beginning to fall.

Poindexter ordered his men to fall in, and they followed Porter, but at a more leisurely gait.


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On this page you'll find 321 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fall, such as: decline, decrease, dip, drop, plunge, and recession.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.