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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. break down, literally or metaphorically;
- Example: "The wall collapsed"
- Example: "The business collapsed"
- Example: "The dam broke"
- Example: "The roof collapsed"
- Example: "The wall gave in"
- Example: "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"
[syn: collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder]

2. to take one's place in a military formation or line;
- Example: "Troops fall in!"

3. become part of; become a member of a group or organization;
- Example: "He joined the Communist Party as a young man"
[syn: join, fall in, get together]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fall in v 1: break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice" [syn: collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder] 2: to take one's place in a military formation or line; "Troops fall in!" 3: become part of; become a member of a group or organization; "He joined the Communist Party as a young man" [syn: join, fall in, get together]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

47 Moby Thesaurus words for "fall in": break down, cave, cave in, collapse, come together, crash, crystallize, deflate, draw up, fall, fall dead, fall down, fall flat, fall into line, fall into place, fall into rank, fall short, fall stillborn, fall through, fold, fold up, form, form a line, founder, gather around, get in formation, get in line, go to smash, implode, line up, place itself, puncture, queue, queue up, rally round, range itself, shape up, sway, take form, take its place, take order, take rank, take shape, topple, topple down, topple over, totter