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fell 1

 (fĕl)
tr.v. felled, fell·ing, fells
1.
a. To cause to fall by striking; cut or knock down: fell a tree; fell an opponent in boxing.
b. To kill: was felled by an assassin's bullet.
2. To sew or finish (a seam) with the raw edges flattened, turned under, and stitched down.
n.
1. The timber cut down in one season.
2. A felled seam.

[Middle English fellen, from Old English fellan, fyllan.]

fell′a·ble adj.

fell 2

 (fĕl)
adj.
1. Of an inhumanly cruel nature; fierce: fell hordes.
2. Capable of destroying; lethal: a fell blow.
3. Dire; sinister: by some fell chance.
4. Scots Sharp and biting.
Idiom:
at/in one fell swoop
All at once.

[Middle English fel, from Old French, variant of felon; see felon1.]

fell′ness n.

fell 3

 (fĕl)
n.
1. The hide of an animal; a pelt.
2. A thin membrane directly beneath the hide.

[Middle English fel, from Old English fell; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

fell 4

 (fĕl)
n.
1. Chiefly British An upland stretch of open country; a moor.
2. A barren or stony hill.

[Middle English fel, from Old Norse fell, fjall, mountain, hill.]

fell 5

 (fĕl)
v.
Past tense of fall.

fell

(fɛl)
vb (tr)
1. to cut or knock down: to fell a tree; to fell an opponent.
2. (Crafts) needlework to fold under and sew flat (the edges of a seam)
n
3. (Forestry) US and Canadian the timber felled in one season
4. (Knitting & Sewing) a seam finished by felling
[Old English fellan; related to Old Norse fella, Old High German fellen; see fall]
ˈfellable adj

fell

(fɛl)
adj
1. archaic cruel or fierce; terrible
2. archaic destructive or deadly: a fell disease.
3. one fell swoop a single hasty action or occurrence
[C13 fel, from Old French: cruel, from Medieval Latin fellō villain; see felon1]
ˈfellness n

fell

(fɛl)
vb
the past tense of fall

fell

(fɛl)
n
(Tanning) an animal skin or hide
[Old English; related to Old High German fel skin, Old Norse berfjall bearskin, Latin pellis skin; see peel1]

fell

(fɛl)
n
(Physical Geography) (often plural)
a. a mountain, hill, or tract of upland moor
b. (in combination): fell-walking.
[C13: from Old Norse fjall; related to Old High German felis rock]

fell1

(fɛl)

v.
pt. of fall.

fell2

(fɛl)

v.t.
1. to knock, strike, shoot, or cut down; cause to fall: to fell a moose; to fell a tree.
2. (in sewing) to finish (a seam) by sewing the edge down flat.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English fellan, causative of feallan to fall; c. Gothic falljan]
fell′a•ble, adj.

fell3

(fɛl)

adj.
1. fierce; cruel; dreadful; savage: a fell beast.
2. destructive; deadly: a fell blow; a fell disease.
Idioms:
at or in one fell swoop, all at once or all together, as if by a single blow.
[1250–1300; Middle English fel < Old French. See felon1]
fell′ness, n.

fell4

(fɛl)

n.
the skin or hide of an animal; pelt.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English]

fell5

(fɛl)

n.
Chiefly Scot. a highland plateau.
[1300–50; Middle English < Old Norse]

fell


Past participle: felled
Gerund: felling

Imperative
fell
fell
Present
I fell
you fell
he/she/it fells
we fell
you fell
they fell
Preterite
I felled
you felled
he/she/it felled
we felled
you felled
they felled
Present Continuous
I am felling
you are felling
he/she/it is felling
we are felling
you are felling
they are felling
Present Perfect
I have felled
you have felled
he/she/it has felled
we have felled
you have felled
they have felled
Past Continuous
I was felling
you were felling
he/she/it was felling
we were felling
you were felling
they were felling
Past Perfect
I had felled
you had felled
he/she/it had felled
we had felled
you had felled
they had felled
Future
I will fell
you will fell
he/she/it will fell
we will fell
you will fell
they will fell
Future Perfect
I will have felled
you will have felled
he/she/it will have felled
we will have felled
you will have felled
they will have felled
Future Continuous
I will be felling
you will be felling
he/she/it will be felling
we will be felling
you will be felling
they will be felling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been felling
you have been felling
he/she/it has been felling
we have been felling
you have been felling
they have been felling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been felling
you will have been felling
he/she/it will have been felling
we will have been felling
you will have been felling
they will have been felling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been felling
you had been felling
he/she/it had been felling
we had been felling
you had been felling
they had been felling
Conditional
I would fell
you would fell
he/she/it would fell
we would fell
you would fell
they would fell
Past Conditional
I would have felled
you would have felled
he/she/it would have felled
we would have felled
you would have felled
they would have felled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fell - the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
animal skin - the outer covering of an animal
cowhide - the hide of a cow
goatskin - the hide of a goat
rawhide - untanned hide especially of cattle; cut in strips it is used for whips and ropes
2.fell - seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
seam - joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces
3.fell - the act of felling something (as a tree)
kill, putting to death, killing - the act of terminating a life
Verb1.fell - cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blowfell - cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
chop down - cut down; "George chopped down the cherry tree"
poleax, poleaxe - fell with or as if with a poleax
log, lumber - cut lumber, as in woods and forests
cut - fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
2.fell - pass away rapidlyfell - pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
vaporize, vanish, fly - decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
elapse, glide by, go by, slide by, slip by, slip away, go along, pass, lapse - pass by; "three years elapsed"
3.fell - sew a seam by folding the edges
sew, sew together, stitch, run up - fasten by sewing; do needlework
Adj.1.fell - (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or sufferingfell - (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
inhumane - lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion; "humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world"; "biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used"

fell

1
verb
1. cut down, cut, level, demolish, flatten, knock down, hew, raze Badly infected trees should be felled.
2. knock down, floor, flatten, strike down, prostrate, deck (slang) A blow on the head felled him.

fell 1

verb
1. To bring down, as with a saw or ax:
chop down, cut (down), hew.
2. To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow:
Slang: deck.
Idiom: lay low.

fell 2

adjective
Showing or suggesting a disposition to be violently destructive without scruple or restraint:

fell 3

noun
The skin of an animal:
Translations
يَقْطَع
kácet
fælde
fella; höggva
cirstgāzt
vyrúbať
kesip devirmekkesmek

fell

2 [fel] VT (with a blow) → derribar; [+ tree] → talar, cortar; [+ cattle] → acogotar

fell

3 [fel] ADJ with one fell blowcon un golpe feroz
at one fell swoopde un solo golpe

fell

4 [fel] N (Brit) (= moorland) → páramo m, brezal m; (= hill) (usu pl) → colina f rocosa

fell

5 [fel] N (= hide, pelt) → piel f

fell

[ˈfɛl]
pt of fall
vt
(= cut down) [+ tree] → abattre
(= knock down) [+ person] → assommer
n (British) (= mountain) → montagne f
the fells (= moorland) → la lande
adj
in one fell swoop (= at a stroke) → d'un seul coup

fell

2
n (= skin)Fell nt, → Balg m

fell

3
adj (liter)fürchterlich ? swoop

fell

4
vt treefällen, schlagen; personniederstrecken, zu Boden strecken; animalzur Strecke bringen

fell

5
n (N Engl: = mountain) → Berg m; (= moor)Moorland nt

fell

2 [fɛl] vt (with a blow, person) → atterrare; (tree) → abbattere

fell

3 [fɛl] adj with one fell blowcon un colpo terribile
at one fell swoop → in un colpo solo

fell

4 [fɛl] n (Brit) (mountain) → monte m; (uplands) the fells npl versante montuoso con scarsa vegetazione
fell-walking → passeggiate fpl in montagna

fell2

(fel) verb
to cut or knock down to the ground. They are felling all the trees in this area.

fell

pret de fall