Significado de "fall" - Learner’s Dictionary

fall

verb [ I ] uk us /fɔːl/ (past tense fell, past participle fallen)
MOVE DOWN

A2 to move down towards the ground:

Huge drops of rain were falling from the sky.
By winter, all the leaves had fallen off the trees.
STOP STANDING

A2 to suddenly go down and hit the ground without intending to:

She fell off her bike and broke her arm.
BECOME LESS

B1 to become less in number or amount:

Housing prices have fallen by 15% since last year.
Temperatures are expected to fall from 15°C to 9°C.
BECOME WORSE

to become worse, or start to be in a bad situation or condition:

Education standards are continuing to fall.
Empty for 30 years, the building had fallen into ruin (= become very damaged).
fall asleep/ill/still, etc

B1 to start to sleep/become sick/become quiet, etc:

I fell asleep on the sofa watching TV.
darkness/night falls literary

used to say that it is becoming dark

LOSE POWER

to lose power and start to be controlled by a different leader:

In 1453 the city fell to the Turks.

(Definición de fall verb del Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)