1. [ verb ] have a breach in relations

"We fell out over a trivial question"

Related terms: quarrel
2. [ verb ] leave (a barracks, for example) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation

"the soldiers fell out"

Related terms: exit
3. [ verb ] come forth or out
Synonyms: come_out pop_out

"You stick the coins in, but they come out again" "His hair and teeth fell out"

Related terms: issue
4. [ verb ] come as a logical consequence; follow logically
Synonyms: follow

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

Related terms: result
5. [ verb ] be a forerunner of or occur earlier than, as in
Synonyms: happen take_place go_on pass come_about anticipate pass_off hap occur

: "This composition anticipates Impressionism"

Related terms: happen come happen work turn_out proceed happen arise recur concur develop befall fall fall chance go_off anticipate intervene break give transpire supervene break come_around synchronize happening hap
Similar spelling:   fallout