F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fel]
    • /fɛl/
    • /fel/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fel]
    • /fɛl/

Definitions of felled word

  • verb felled simple past tense of fall. 1
  • verb with object felled to knock, strike, shoot, or cut down; cause to fall: to fell a moose; to fell a tree. 1
  • verb with object felled Sewing. to finish (a seam) by sewing the edge down flat. 1
  • noun felled Lumbering. the amount of timber cut down in one season. 1
  • noun felled Sewing. a seam finished by felling. 1
  • noun felled Simple past tense and past participle of fell. 1

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Origin of felled

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English fellen, Old English fellan, causative of feallan to fall; cognate with Gothic falljan to cause to fall

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Parts of speech for Felled


felled popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 98% 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 felled

adjective felled

  • destroyed — to reduce (an object) to useless fragments, a useless form, or remains, as by rending, burning, or dissolving; injure beyond repair or renewal; demolish; ruin; annihilate.

Antonyms for felled

verb felled

  • raised — fashioned or made as a surface design in relief.
  • aided — to provide support for or relief to; help: to aid the homeless victims of the fire.
  • assisted — to give support or aid to; help: Please assist him in moving the furniture.
  • built — Built is the past tense and past participle of build.
  • combined — A combined effort or attack is made by two or more groups of people at the same time.

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