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Definition 1: break down, literally or metaphorically - [verb of motion]

Samples where fall in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The wall collapsed
  • The business collapsed
  • The dam broke
  • The roof collapsed
  • The wall gave in
  • The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice

Synonyms for fall in in the sense of this definition

(fall in is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of fall in ) burst inward

"The bottle imploded"

(... is a kind of fall in ) fold or collapse

"His knees buckled"

(... is a kind of fall in ) fall loosely

"He flopped into a chair"

(... is a kind of fall in ) curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves

"The surf broke"

(... is a kind of fall in ) fall or sink heavily

"He slumped onto the couch" "My spirits sank"

(fall in has a similar meaning as ...) stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims

"He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage" "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"

(fall in has a similar meaning as ...) cause to burst

"The ice broke the pipe"

Samples where fall in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He joined the Communist Party as a young man

Synonyms for fall in in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of fall in ) join a club, an activity, etc. with the intention to join or participate

"Sign up for yoga classes"

(... is a kind of fall in ) attach oneself to a group

(... is a kind of fall in ) form or join a union

"The auto workers decided to unionize"

(... is a kind of fall in ) join in an affiliation

"The two colleges affiliated" "They affiliated with a national group"

(... is a kind of fall in ) join again

(... is a kind of fall in ) enter a group or organization in order to spy on the members

"The student organization was infiltrated by a traitor"

(... is a kind of fall in ) act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief

Samples where fall in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Troops fall in!

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