English adjective: fell
|1.||fell (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering|
|Samples||A barbarous crime.|
Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks.
A savage slap.
|Synonyms||barbarous, brutal, cruel, roughshod, savage, vicious|
English noun: fell
|1.||fell (substance) the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)|
|Broader (hypernym)||animal skin|
|Narrower (hyponym)||cowhide, goatskin, rawhide|
|2.||fell (artifact) seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges|
|3.||fell (act) the act of felling something (as a tree)|
|Broader (hypernym)||kill, killing, putting to death|
English verb: fell
|1.||fell (contact) cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow|
|Samples||Strike down a tree.|
Lightning struck down the hikers.
|Examples||They fell the trees|
|Synonyms||cut down, drop, strike down|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||chop down, cut, log, lumber, poleax, poleaxe|
|Cause||come down, descend, fall, go down|
|2.||fell (motion) pass away rapidly|
|Samples||Time flies like an arrow.|
Time fleeing beneath him.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||elapse, glide by, go along, go by, lapse, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by|
|Verb group||fly, vanish, vaporize|
|3.||fell (contact) sew a seam by folding the edges|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||run up, sew, sew together, stitch|