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English definition of “fell”

fell

verb (CUT DOWN)    /fel/
[T] to cut down a tree: A great number of trees were felled to provide space for grazing.ForestryCutting and stabbing [T] to knock someone down, especially in sports: He eventually felled his opponent with a punch to the head.Hitting against objects accidentally and collidingScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated Grammar:Fell or felt?Fell is the past simple of the verb fall:See more
(Definition of fell verb (CUT DOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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