Thesaurus

falling short (of)

verb
present participle of fall short (of)

Synonyms & Antonyms of falling short (of)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About falling short (of)

Thesaurus Entries Near falling short (of)

falling short

falling short (of)

fallings-out

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Falling short (of).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/falling%20short%20%28of%29. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!