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  • verb transitive To descend; to move from a higher place to a lower one.
  • verb intransitive To decrease; to change from a greater value to a lesser one.
  • verb intransitive To fall (down), fall to the floor.
  • verb computing, engineering To stop functioning, to go offline.
  • verb intransitive To be received or accepted.
  • verb intransitive To be recorded or remembered (as).
  • verb idiomatic To perform oral sex.
  • verb slang To take place, happen.
  • verb intransitive To disappear below the horizon of a plane; to set.


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