fall in

fell in; fallen in; falling in; falls in

Definition of fall in

intransitive verb

1 : to sink inward the roof fell in
2 : to take one's proper place in a military formation
fall in with
1 : to concur with had to fall in with her wishes
2 : to harmonize with it falls in exactly with my views
3 : to begin associating with she fell in with a bad crowd

First Known Use of fall in

1719, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fall in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20in. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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