(Intransitive, music) To fall in pitch; to pass from a higher to a lower tone.
To thrust or throw forcefully into a substance or place:
(--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
(Sports) To fall or roll into a basket or hole. Used of a ball.
(Sometimes followed by "up") To cause (a person or animal) to fall or stumble.
To upset the normal functions or health of
To knock down or lay low.
(Informal) To look at a series of (TV channels) by switching from one to another quickly and randomly
To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly:
To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
To set at a particular level, degree, or quality:
To extend or appear to extend in gentle rises and falls:
To wrinkle or form into folds or creases.
To perform a somersault or a series of somersaults
To cause or allow (a substance) to run or fall out of a container.
To fall into sin or error; do wrong
To move about restlessly; twist and turn:
(Obs.) To set up; erect
To move while rotating or turning about:
To perform a nosedive.
To fall head down through the air.
To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
To slide sideways while moving because of loss of traction:
To fall or sink heavily; collapse:
To throw a ball or the like beyond (the intended receiver or target)
To overturn is to flip something over, to conquer or to reverse.
To cause to fall from a horse.
To undo the order or arrangement of; make less neat; disorder
To throw something off and cause it to become chaotic is the definition of disarray.
To make unsettled, insecure, or unstable; disturb, displace, disarrange, or disorder
A downward slope; a declivity:
Descent is defined as going downward or falling, the decline of a population or area's moral values, or an individual's ethnic background.
(Geol., Mining) The downward inclination of a stratum or vein, with reference to a horizontal plane
A downward course; a decline:
The downward part of a swing, as of a golf club
A downward trend, esp. a financial one
A downward trend, as in business activity
A noticeable decrease:
(Economics) A rapid fall in price or value.
A small glass plate for mounting specimens to be examined under a microscope.
The disorder of formless matter and infinite space, supposed to have existed before the ordered universe
The definition of clutter is a lot of disorganized stuff in one place.
A confused, troubling, or embarrassing condition or situation:
A state of disorder; a mess.
A disorderly struggle or rush, as for something prized
A lack of order or regular arrangement
The definition of snafu is a mix up or a confused situation.
The act or process of gathering into a mass.
A row or panel of items stored or grouped together.
Something moving along in a current of air or water:
(Informal) A great number or amount
A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically rounded and smaller than a mountain
A group of things collected in a mass or heap:
A lot of money; fortune
A thick heavy mass:
The part of a computer memory used to store data temporarily: retrieval of data from it is in reverse order to its storage
To cause to rise:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
(Intransitive, slang, often with "to") To see through deceit.
2012 May 30, John E. McIntyre, “A future for copy editors", Baltimore Sun:
To crumble is to break into small pieces, or to fall to pieces.
To fall or break down; collapse
To serve as the tip of
To make less organized; to reduce to chaos.
To break apart or alter so as to prevent normal or expected functioning:
To disturb is defined as to interfere with something or bother someone.
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