fall on/upon

Definition of fall on/upon

  1. 1 :  to begin to experience (something) :  to meet with (an experience) We fell on hard times after I lost my job. The company fell upon some unexpected competition.

  2. 2 :  to notice (something) especially without wanting or trying to Her eyes/glance fell on the letter on his desk.

  3. 3fall on/upon (someone) :  to attack (someone) suddenly They fell on the enemy soldiers and killed every one of them.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to descend freely by the force of gravity

    :  to hang freely

    :  to drop oneself to a lower position

  1. :  the act of falling by the force of gravity

    :  a falling out, off, or away :  dropping

    :  the season when leaves fall from trees :  autumn

  1. :  of, relating to, or suitable for autumn

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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