HyperDic: fell

English > 7 senses of the word fell:
VERBcontactfell, drop, strike down, cut downcause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
motionfell, fly, vanishpass away rapidly
contactfellsew a seam by folding the edges
ADJECTIVEallfell, barbarous, brutal, cruel, roughshod, savage, vicious(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
NOUNsubstancefell, hidethe dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
artifactfell, felled seamseam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
actfellthe act of felling something (as a tree)
fell > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > fell: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering.
Synonymsbarbarous, brutal, cruel, roughshod, savage, vicious
Broaderinhumanelacking and reflecting lack of pity / pity or compassion / compassion
Spanishatroz, bárbaro, brutal, cruel, feroz, salvaje
Catalanatroç, bàrbar, brutal, cruel, feroç, ferotge, salvatge
English > fell: 7 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal).
Synonymhide
NarrowercowhideThe hide of a cow
goatskinThe hide of a goat
rawhideuntanned hide especially of cattle
Broaderanimal skinThe outer covering of an animal
English > fell: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningseam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges.
Synonymfelled seam
Broaderseamjoint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
Verbsfellsew a seam by folding the edges
English > fell: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of felling something (as a tree).
Broaderkilling, kill, putting to deathThe act of terminating a life
Spanishcaída
Catalancaiguda
Verbsfellcause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
English > fell: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey fell the trees
Synonymsdrop, strike down, cut down
Cause todescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Entailed byundercutcut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall
Narrowerchop downcut down
cutfell by sawing
log, lumbercut lumber, as in woods and forests / forests
poleax, poleaxefell with or as if with a poleax / poleax
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishderribar, talar
Nounsfellthe act of felling something (as a tree)
fellera person who fells trees
English > fell: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningpass away rapidly.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsfly, vanish
Broaderelapse, lapse, pass, slip by, glide by, slip away, go by, slide by, go alongpass by
Similar tovanish, fly, vaporizedecrease rapidly and disappear
Spanishderribar, desvanecerse, volar
English > fell: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningsew a seam by folding the edges.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersew, run up, sew together, stitchFasten by sewing
Nounsfellseam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges

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