Definition for FALL

FALL, v.t.

  1. To let fall; to drop. And fall thy edgeless sword. I am willing to fall this argument. Shak. Dryden. [This application is obsolete.]
  2. To sink; to depress; as, to raise or fall the voice.
  3. To diminish; to lessen or lower; as, to fall the price of commodities. [Little used.]
  4. To bring forth; as, to fall lambs. [Little used.] Shak.
  5. To fell; to cut down; as, to fall a tree. [This use is now common in America, and fell and fall are probably from a common root.]

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