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FALL OUT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fall out mean? 

FALL OUT (verb)
  The verb FALL OUT has 5 senses:

1. have a breach in relations
2. come as a logical consequence; follow logically
3. come off
4. leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation
5. come to pass

  Familiarity information: FALL OUT used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


FALL OUT (verb)


Sense 1fall out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have a breach in relations

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

We fell out over a trivial question

Hypernyms (to "fall out" is one way to...):

altercate; argufy; dispute; quarrel; scrap (have a disagreement over something)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2fall out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come as a logical consequence; follow logically

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

fall out; follow

Context examples:

It follows that your assertion is false / the theorem falls out nicely

Hypernyms (to "fall out" is one way to...):

ensue; result (issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
It ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 3fall out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come off

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

fall out; come out

Context example:

His hair and teeth fell out

Hypernyms (to "fall out" is one way to...):

come forth; come out; egress; emerge; go forth; issue (come out of)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 4fall out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

the soldiers fell out

Hypernyms (to "fall out" is one way to...):

exit; get out; go out; leave (move out of or depart from)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 5fall out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Come to pass

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

come about; take place; hap; happen; occur; go on; pass off; fall out; pass

Context examples:

What is happening? / The meeting took place off without an incidence / Nothing occurred that seemed important

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "fall out"):

break; develop; recrudesce (happen)

come around; roll around (happen regularly)

happen; materialise; materialize (come into being; become reality)

bechance; befall; happen (happen, occur, or be the case in the course of events or by chance)

bechance; befall; betide (become of; happen to)

coincide; concur (happen simultaneously)

backfire; backlash; recoil (come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect)

chance (be the case by chance)

break (happen or take place)

fall; shine; strike (touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly)

turn out (prove to be in the result or end)

come off; go off; go over (happen in a particular manner)

recur; repeat (happen or occur again)

develop (be gradually disclosed or unfolded; become manifest)

arise; come up (result or issue)

intervene (occur between other event or between certain points of time)

transpire (come about, happen, or occur)

give (occur)

operate (happen)

supervene (take place as an additional or unexpected development)

go; proceed (follow a certain course)

come (come to pass; arrive, as in due course)

fall (occur at a specified time or place)

anticipate (be a forerunner of or occur earlier than)

contemporise; contemporize; synchronise; synchronize (happen at the same time)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something is ----ing PP
It ----s that CLAUSE


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