fall out

verb

Definition of fall out

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  quarrel; also :  to cut off relations over a quarrel former friends who have fallen out

  3. 2 :  turn out, happen expected to be in the States …  , but things fell out otherwise — Mark Twain

  4. 3a :  to leave one's place in the ranksb :  to leave a building in order to take one's place in a military formation

Examples of fall out in a Sentence

  1. club members were soon falling out about how to spend the money they'd made washing cars

  2. I had planned to have a sports career, but things fell out otherwise.

15th Century

First Known Use of fall out

15th century



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