Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fall_out

2 senses of fallout

Sense 1
fallout, radioactive dust -- (the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion)
       => dust -- (fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air; "the furniture was covered with dust")

Sense 2
side effect, fallout -- (any adverse and unwanted secondary effect; "a strategy to contain the fallout from the accounting scandal")
       => consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot -- (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fall_out

5 senses of fall out

Sense 1
fall out -- (have a breach in relations; "We fell out over a trivial question")
       => quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate -- (have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something")

Sense 2
follow, fall out -- (come as a logical consequence; follow logically; "It follows that your assertion is false"; "the theorem falls out nicely")
       => result, ensue -- (issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end; "result in tragedy")

Sense 3
come out, fall out -- (come off; "His hair and teeth fell out")
       => issue, emerge, come out, come forth, go forth, egress -- (come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves")

Sense 4
fall out -- (leave (a barracks) in order to take a place in a military formation, or leave a military formation; "the soldiers fell out")
       => exit, go out, get out, leave -- (move out of or depart from; "leave the room"; "the fugitive has left the country")

Sense 5
happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place -- (come to pass; "What is happening?"; "The meeting took place off without an incidence"; "Nothing occurred that seemed important")

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