What does falling mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fallingadjective

    decreasing in amount or degree

    "falling temperature"

  2. fallingadjective

    becoming lower or less in degree or value

    "a falling market"; "falling incomes"

  3. dropping, fallingadjective

    coming down freely under the influence of gravity

    "the eerie whistle of dropping bombs"; "falling rain"

Wiktionary

  1. fallingnoun

    The action of the verb to fall.

  2. fallingadjective

    That falls or fall.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Fallingnoun

    Indentings opposed to prominence.

    Etymology: from fall.

    It shows the nose and eyebrows, with the several prominencies and fallings in of the features, much more distinctly than any other kind of figure. Joseph Addison, on ancient Medals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falling

    of Fall

  2. Falling

    from Fall, v. i

Freebase

  1. Falling

    Falling is a novel by the Flemish author Anne Provoost.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'falling' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2383

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'falling' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2375

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of falling in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of falling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of falling in a Sentence

  1. David Andrew Weinberg:

    The sectarian element of this conflict is very significant … the Saudis have not shown themselves to be particularly concerned with power struggles between one faction or another in Yemen over the years, but when they see another Middle Eastern capital falling to Iranian, Shiite proxies, they have alarm bells going off.

  2. Waleed Shahid:

    Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren and Sanders should be focusing Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren fire on Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren two corporate-friendly opponents and earning the trust of voters for why Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren vision will defeat Donald Trump and provide relief for the American people, obama vs. Clinton in 2008 was much more negative than anything we've seen since then. But I think the campaigns are falling for the media's longheld desire for a brawl between the two progressive candidates.

  3. De Haan:

    I would say that going into late October, early November, prices should be moderating, i think it's probable that prices in much of the West Coast should bring things down for a good portion ... it may take a week or two for the trend to start showing downdrafts, but I would say probably by mid to late October, prices should be falling for much of the West Coast and potentially the Great Lakes as well.

  4. Aker Solutions:

    Major western oil companies are expected to continue exercising strong capital and cost discipline over the next one to two years, a trend that has been reinforced by falling oil prices, activity in the North Sea, the company's largest regional market, is expected to be lower over the next one to two years.

  5. Lucretius:

    The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by soft falling.

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