fall to


fell to; fallen to; falling to; falls to

intransitive verb

: to begin doing something (such as working or eating) especially vigorously
often used in invitation or command

Examples of fall to in a Sentence

after some refreshments, she fell to working with renewed vigor

Word History

First Known Use

1577, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fall to was in 1577

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Cite this Entry

“Fall to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fall%20to. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

Kids Definition

fall to

: to begin doing something (as eating or working) especially energetically

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