fall out

fall out
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawl out]
    • /fɔl aʊt/
    • /fɔːl ˈaʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl out]
    • /fɔl aʊt/

Definitions of fall out words

  • noun fall out an act or instance of falling or dropping from a higher to a lower place or position. 1
  • noun fall out that which falls or drops: a heavy fall of rain. 1
  • noun fall out the season of the year that comes after summer and before winter; autumn. 1
  • noun fall out a becoming less; a lowering or decline; a sinking to a lower level: the fall of the Roman Empire. 1
  • noun fall out the distance through which anything falls: It is a long fall to the ground from this height. 1
  • noun fall out Usually, falls. a cataract or waterfall. 1

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Origin of fall out

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50; noun use of verb phrase fall out

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Parts of speech for Fall out


fall out popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fall out

verb fall out

  • spar — (during World War II) a woman enlisted in the women's reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard (disbanded in 1946).
  • differ — to be unlike, dissimilar, or distinct in nature or qualities (often followed by from): The two writers differ greatly in their perceptions of the world. Each writer's style differs from that of another.
  • squabble — to engage in a petty quarrel.
  • quarrel — a square-headed bolt or arrow, formerly used with a crossbow.
  • bicker — When people bicker, they argue or quarrel about unimportant things.

Antonyms for fall out

verb fall out

  • concur — If one person concurs with another person, the two people agree. You can also say that two people concur.
  • agree — If people agree with each other about something, they have the same opinion about it or say that they have the same opinion.

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