Synonyms for fell

Synonyms for (noun) fell

Synonyms: fell

Definition: the act of felling something (as a tree)

Similar words: kill, killing, putting to death

Definition: the act of terminating a life

Synonyms: fell, felled seam

Definition: seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges

Similar words: seam

Definition: joint consisting of a line formed by joining two pieces

Synonyms: hide, fell

Definition: the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)

Similar words: animal skin

Definition: the outer covering of an animal

Synonyms for (verb) fell

Synonyms: cut down, drop, strike down, fell

Definition: cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

Usage: strike down a tree; Lightning struck down the hikers

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope

Synonyms: fell

Definition: sew a seam by folding the edges

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch

Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework

Synonyms: fell, fly, vanish

Definition: pass away rapidly

Usage: Time flies like an arrow; Time fleeing beneath him

Similar words: elapse, glide by, go along, go by, pass, slide by, slip away, slip by, lapse

Definition: pass by

Usage: three years elapsed

Synonyms for (adj) fell

Synonyms: brutal, barbarous, cruel, vicious, savage, roughshod, fell

Definition: (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering

Usage: a barbarous crime; brutal beatings; cruel tortures; Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks; a savage slap; vicious kicks

Similar words: inhumane

Definition: lacking and reflecting lack of pity or compassion

Usage: humans are innately inhumane; this explains much of the misery and suffering in the world; biological weapons are considered too inhumane to be used

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