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fall

How to sign: lose an upright position suddenly
"The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead";

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Similiar / Same: fall down

Categories: change posture

fall

How to sign: decrease in size, extent, or range
"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper";

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Similiar / Same: decrease, diminish, lessen

Categories: change magnitude

Within this category: break, shrink, taper, drop off, vanish, break, ease up, weaken, boil down, shrink, shrivel, abate, deflate, dwindle, remit, de-escalate, depreciate, shorten, thin out, decline, wane, wane, decelerate, decrescendo

fall

How to sign: the season when the leaves fall from the trees
"in the fall of 1973";

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Similiar / Same: autumn

Categories: season, time of year

fall

How to sign: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
"The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again";

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See also: collapse, fall in, cave in, give way, founder, give, break

Similiar / Same: descend, go down, come down

Categories: travel, go, move, locomote

Within this category: prolapse, rappel, unhorse, avalanche, dive, set, decline, precipitate, sink, crash, flop, tumble, drop, plop, pitch, alight, sink, pounce, drip, cascade

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