fall away

verb

Definition of fall away

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to withdraw friendship or support b :  to renounce one's faith

  3. 2 a :  to diminish gradually in size b :  to drift off a course

Examples of fall away in a sentence

  1. <as the years went by, the public's interest in the murder case fell away>

1535

First Known Use of fall away

1535


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