falsifiable

  1. capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation

    Synonyms : confirmable, verifiable

familiarization

  1. the experience of becoming familiar with something

    Synonyms : familiarisation
    Type Of : experience

formation

  1. (geology) the geological features of the earth

    Synonyms : geological formation
    Type Of : object, physical object
  2. the act of forming or establishing something

    Synonyms : constitution, establishment, organisation, organization
    Type Of : beginning, commencement, start
  3. the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

    Synonyms : shaping
    Type Of : manufacture, manufacturing, fabrication
  4. an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

    Type Of : arrangement
    Examples :
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  5. a particular spatial arrangement

    Type Of : arrangement, placement
  6. creation by mental activity

    Type Of : creating by mental acts
    Examples :
    • the formation of sentences
    • the formation of memories
  7. natural process that causes something to form

    Type Of : action, natural action, natural process, activity
    Examples :
    • the formation of gas in the intestine
    • the formation of crystals
    • the formation of pseudopods

four

  1. being one more than three

    Synonyms : 4, iv
  2. a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

    Synonyms : four-spot
    Type Of : domino, die, dice, spot
  3. the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

    Synonyms : 4, foursome, iv, little joe, quadruplet, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, tetrad
    Type Of : figure, digit

fare

  1. an agenda of things to do

    Synonyms : menu
    Type Of : docket, agenda, schedule
  2. the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

    Synonyms : transportation
    Type Of : charge
  3. proceed or get along

    Synonyms : come, do, get along, make out
    Type Of : proceed, go
  4. a paying (taxi) passenger

    Type Of : rider, passenger
  5. eat well

    Type Of : eat
  6. the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed

    Type Of : nutrient, food

flats

  1. footwear (shoes or slippers) with no heel (or a very low heel)

    Type Of : footgear, footwear

flaws

  1. an imperfection in an object or machine

    Synonyms : defect, fault
    Type Of : imperfection, imperfectness
    Examples :
    • a flaw caused the crystal to shatter
  2. add a flaw or blemish to; make imperfect or defective

    Synonyms : blemish
    Type Of : damage
  3. an imperfection in a plan or theory or legal document that causes it to fail or that reduces its effectiveness

    Type Of : imperfection, imperfectness
  4. defect or weakness in a person's character

    Type Of : failing, weakness
    Examples :
    • he had his flaws, but he was great nonetheless

fall

  1. move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

    Synonyms : come down, descend, go down
    Antonyms : rise
    Type Of : locomote, go, move, travel
    Examples :
    • The barometer is falling
  2. the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

    Synonyms : capitulation, surrender
    Type Of : loss
  3. come into the possession of

    Synonyms : accrue
    Type Of : change hands, change owners
  4. when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat

    Synonyms : pin
    Type Of : triumph, victory
  5. fall from clouds

    Synonyms : come down, precipitate
    Examples :
    • rain, snow and sleet were falling
  6. lose an upright position suddenly

    Synonyms : fall down
    Type Of : change posture
  7. a sudden decline in strength or number or importance

    Synonyms : downfall
    Antonyms : rise
    Type Of : weakening
    Examples :
    • the fall of the House of Hapsburg
  8. fall or flow in a certain way

    Synonyms : flow, hang
  9. fall to somebody by assignment or lot

    Synonyms : light
    Type Of : return, devolve, pass
  10. a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity

    Synonyms : dip, drop, free fall
    Type Of : decrement, decrease
    Examples :
    • when that became known the price of their stock went into free fall
  11. a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity

    Synonyms : drop
    Type Of : gravitation, descent
  12. touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly

    Synonyms : shine, strike
    Type Of : go on, pass off, pass, occur, take place, happen, hap, fall out, come about
  13. decrease in size, extent, or range

    Synonyms : decrease, diminish, lessen
    Type Of : change magnitude
  14. come as if by falling

    Synonyms : descend, settle
    Type Of : come
  15. a downward slope or bend

    Synonyms : declension, declination, decline, declivity, descent, downslope
    Type Of : side, incline, slope
  16. the season when the leaves fall from the trees

    Synonyms : autumn
    Type Of : season, time of year
    Examples :
    • in the fall of 1973
  17. the time of day immediately following sunset

    Synonyms : crepuscle, crepuscule, dusk, evenfall, gloam, gloaming, nightfall, twilight
    Type Of : hour, time of day
    Examples :
    • they finished before the fall of night
  18. a sudden drop from an upright position

    Synonyms : spill, tumble
    Type Of : slip, trip
  19. come under, be classified or included

    Synonyms : come
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • fall into a category
  20. be inherited by

    Synonyms : devolve, pass, return
    Type Of : change hands, change owners
  21. a lapse into sin; a loss of innocence or of chastity

    Type Of : sinning, sin
    Examples :
    • a fall from virtue
  22. a movement downward

    Antonyms : rise
    Type Of : change of location, travel
    Examples :
    • the rise and fall of the tides
  23. assume a disappointed or sad expression

    Type Of : change
  24. be born, used chiefly of lambs

    Type Of : be born
  25. be captured

    Type Of : yield
  26. be cast down

    Type Of : change
  27. be due

    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • payments fall on the 1st of the month
  28. begin vigorously

    Type Of : set about, set out, start out, commence, start, get down, get, begin
  29. come out; issue

    Type Of : come forth, emerge, come out, go forth, issue, egress
  30. descend in free fall under the influence of gravity

    Type Of : move, locomote, travel, go
  31. die, as in battle or in a hunt

    Type Of : snuff it, decease, choke, perish, go, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, pass away, cash in one's chips, exit, die, pass, expire, conk, kick the bucket, drop dead, croak, pop off
    Examples :
    • Several deer have fallen to the same gun
  32. drop oneself to a lower or less erect position

    Type Of : change posture
  33. go as if by falling

    Type Of : disappear, go away, vanish
  34. lose office or power

    Type Of : quit, resign, leave office, step down
  35. lose one's chastity

    Examples :
    • a fallen woman
  36. move in a specified direction

    Type Of : travel, locomote, go, move
    Examples :
    • The line of men fall forward
  37. occur at a specified time or place

    Type Of : fall out, come about, happen, pass off, occur, take place, pass, hap, go on
    Examples :
    • Christmas falls on a Monday this year
    • The accent falls on the first syllable
  38. pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind

    Type Of : turn, change state
    Examples :
    • fall into a trap
    • fall asleep
    • fall prey to an imposter
    • fall into a strange way of thinking
  39. slope downward

    Type Of : pitch, slope, incline
    Examples :
    • The hills around here fall towards the ocean
  40. suffer defeat, failure, or ruin

    Type Of : fail, go wrong, miscarry
    Examples :
    • We must stand or fall
    • fall by the wayside
  41. yield to temptation or sin

    Type Of : transgress, sin, trespass
  42. the lapse of mankind into sinfulness because of the sin of Adam and Eve

  43. to be given by assignment or distribution

  44. to be given by right or inheritance

faint

  1. weak and likely to lose consciousness

    Synonyms : light, light-headed, lightheaded, swooning
    Examples :
    • suddenly felt faint from the pain
    • was sick and faint from hunger
  2. deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc

    Synonyms : weak
    Examples :
    • a faint outline
    • the wan sun cast faint shadows
    • the faint light of a distant candle
    • a faint hissing sound
    • a faint aroma
  3. lacking conviction or boldness or courage

    Synonyms : faint-hearted, fainthearted, timid
    Examples :
    • faint heart ne'er won fair lady
  4. pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain

    Synonyms : conk, pass out, swoon
    Type Of : zonk out, pass out, black out
  5. lacking strength or vigor

    Synonyms : feeble
    Examples :
    • damning with faint praise
    • faint resistance
  6. lacking clarity or distinctness

    Synonyms : dim, shadowy, vague, wispy
    Examples :
    • only a faint recollection
  7. a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain

    Synonyms : deliquium, swoon, syncope
    Type Of : loss of consciousness
  8. indistinctly understood or felt or perceived

    Examples :
    • a faint clue to the origin of the mystery
    • haven't the faintest idea

fortnight

  1. a period of fourteen consecutive days

    Synonyms : two weeks
    Type Of : period, period of time, time period
    Examples :
    • most major tennis tournaments last a fortnight