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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-awf, -of]
    • /ˈfɔlˌɔf, -ˌɒf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-awf, -of]
    • /ˈfɔlˌɔf, -ˌɒf/

Definitions of falloff word

  • noun falloff a decline in quantity, vigor, etc. 1
  • noun falloff A decrease in something. 1
  • noun falloff decrease, decline 1
  • noun falloff the act of becoming less or worse; decline 0

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Origin of falloff

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605; noun use of verb phrase fall off

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Parts of speech for Falloff


falloff popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 73% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

falloff usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for falloff

noun falloff

  • decline — If something declines, it becomes less in quantity, importance, or strength.
  • stagnation — the state or condition of stagnating, or having stopped, as by ceasing to run or flow: Meteorologists forecast ozone and air stagnation.
  • drop — a small quantity of liquid that falls or is produced in a more or less spherical mass; a liquid globule.
  • delay — If you delay doing something, you do not do it immediately or at the planned or expected time, but you leave it until later.
  • strike — to deal a blow or stroke to (a person or thing), as with the fist, a weapon, or a hammer; hit.

Antonyms for falloff

noun falloff

  • increase — to make greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality; augment; add to: to increase taxes.
  • breakthrough — A breakthrough is an important development or achievement.
  • rise — to get up from a lying, sitting, or kneeling posture; assume an upright position: She rose and walked over to greet me. With great effort he rose to his knees.
  • speed-up — rapidity in moving, going, traveling, proceeding, or performing; swiftness; celerity: the speed of light; the speed of sound.
  • success — the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one's goals.

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