Meaning of “fell” in the English Dictionary

"fell" in English

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uk /fel/ us /fel/

fellnoun [ C ]

uk /fel/ us /fel/ UK


uk /fel/ us /fel/

(Definition of “fell” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /fel/

fell (FALL)

past simple of fall

fellverb [ T ]

us /fel/

fell verb [ T ] (CUT DOWN)

to cut down a tree:

He decided the diseased trees had to be felled.
fig. He was felled (= killed) by a heart attack.

(Definition of “fell” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)