Fall+short

  • 41short sale — A sale of a house in which the proceeds fall short of what the owner still owes on the mortgage. Short sales usually occur when the homeowner is facing foreclosure. Many lenders will agree to accept the proceeds of a short sale and forgive the… …

    Law dictionary

  • 42short — short1 W1S1 [ʃo:t US ʃo:rt] adj comparative shorter superlative shortest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(time)¦ 2¦(length/distance)¦ 3¦(not tall)¦ 4¦(book/letter)¦ 5¦(not enough)¦ 6 be short on something 7¦(less than)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 43fall — fall1 W1S1 [fo:l US fo:l] v past tense fell [fel] past participle fallen [ˈfo:lən US ˈfo:l ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move downwards)¦ 2¦(stop standing/walking etc)¦ 3¦(decrease)¦ 4¦(become)¦ 5¦(belong to a group)¦ 6 fall short of something 7 fall victim/prey… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 44fall — fall1 [ fɔl ] (past tense fell [ fel ] ; past participle fall|en [ fɔlən ] ) verb intransitive *** ▸ 1 move downward quickly ▸ 2 become lower in amount ▸ 3 change to another state ▸ 4 lose power/control ▸ 5 hang down ▸ 6 belong to group/activity… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 45fall — 1 verb, past tense fell past participle fallen 1 MOVE DOWNWARDS (I) to move downwards from a higher position to a lower position: The rain had started falling again. (+out of/from/on): Wyatt fell from a second floor window. (+down): I m always… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 46fall — I n. dropping, coming down 1) to have, take a fall 2) to break a fall 3) a bad, nasty fall (she had a bad fall and broke her ankle) 4) a free fall (of a parachutist) 5) a fall from (a fall from a horse) autumn (AE) 6) an early; late fall 7) in… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 47fall — [[t]fɔ͟ːl[/t]] ♦ falls, falling, fell, fallen 1) VERB If someone or something falls, they move quickly downwards onto or towards the ground, by accident or because of a natural force. [V prep] Her father fell into the sea after a massive heart… …

    English dictionary

  • 48Fall — v. & n. v.intr. (past fell; past part. fallen) 1 a go or come down freely; descend rapidly from a higher to a lower level (fell from the top floor; rain was falling). b drop or be dropped (supplies fell by parachute; the curtain fell). 2 a (often …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 49fall — v. & n. v.intr. (past fell; past part. fallen) 1 a go or come down freely; descend rapidly from a higher to a lower level (fell from the top floor; rain was falling). b drop or be dropped (supplies fell by parachute; the curtain fell). 2 a (often …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 50fall — 1. verb 1) bombs began to fall Syn: drop, descend, come down, go down; plummet, plunge, sink, dive, tumble; cascade Ant: rise 2) he tripped and fell …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 51short — I [[t]ʃɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]] ADJECTIVE AND ADVERB USES ♦ shorter, shortest (Please look at category 24 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) ADJ GRADED If something is short or lasts for a short time, it does… …

    English dictionary

  • 52short — 1 adjective LENGTH/HEIGHT/DISTANCE 1 measuring a small amount in distance or length: a short corridor with two rooms on each side | a short skirt | It s a short drive from the airport. | Anita had her hair cut short. 2 PERSON someone who is short …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 53fall away — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, apostacize, apostatize, ascend, bank, bate, be eaten away, be found wanting, bolt, break away, cant, careen, change sides, climb, collapse, come short, consume, consume away, corrode, crumble, decline,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 54short — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. brief, concise, curt; deficient, failing; compact, stubby. See insufficiency, shortness, littleness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not long in space] Syn. low, skimpy, slight, not tall, not long,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 55short — adj. 1) short in (short in stature) 2) short of (short of funds; to run short of food; to fall short of one s goal) 3) (misc.) to be caught short ( to find oneself in acute need ); and: (BE; colloq.) ( to feel the need to go to the toilet ) * * * …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 56fall */*/*/ — I UK [fɔːl] / US [fɔl] verb [intransitive] Word forms fall : present tense I/you/we/they fall he/she/it falls present participle falling past tense fell UK [fel] / US past participle fallen UK [ˈfɔːlən] / US [ˈfɔlən] 1) to move quickly downwards… …

    English dictionary

  • 57fall — [c]/fɔl / (say fawl) verb (fell, fallen, falling) –verb (i) 1. to descend from a higher to a lower place or position through loss or lack of support; drop. 2. to come down suddenly from a standing or erect position: to fall on one s knees. 3. to… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 58Fall of Man — Adam, Eve, and a female serpent at the entrance to Notre Dame de Paris In Christian doctrine, the Fall of Man, or simply the Fall, refers to the transition of the first humans from a state of innocent obedience to God to a state of guilty… …

    Wikipedia

  • 59fall — Synonyms and related words: Niagara, Scotch mist, Waterloo, abate, abatement, ablate, accept, apostasy, ascend, assail, assault, associate with, attack, autumn, backslide, backsliding, bag, bank, bate, be destroyed, be eaten away, be found, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 60fall*/*/*/ — [fɔːl] (past tense fell [fel] ; past participle fallen [ˈfɔːlən] ) verb I 1) to move quickly downwards from a higher position by accident I keep falling off my bike.[/ex] It s not unusual for small children to fall out of bed.[/ex] 2) to go… …

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