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 Dictionary entry overview: What does falling mean? 

FALLING (adjective)
  The adjective FALLING has 3 senses:

1. decreasing in amount or degree
2. becoming lower or less in degree or value
3. coming down freely under the influence of gravity

  Familiarity information: FALLING used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

FALLING (adjective)

Sense 1falling [BACK TO TOP]


Decreasing in amount or degree

Context example:

falling temperature


decreasing (becoming less or smaller)

Sense 2falling [BACK TO TOP]


Becoming lower or less in degree or value

Context examples:

a falling market / falling incomes


down (becoming progressively lower)

soft ((of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value)


rising (advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status)

Sense 3falling [BACK TO TOP]


Coming down freely under the influence of gravity


dropping; falling

Context examples:

the eerie whistle of dropping bombs / falling rain


descending (coming down or downward)

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