falling

Something that's falling is dropping or plummeting. Falling snow is drifting down from the sky to the ground.

If you see a sign that says, "Caution: Falling Ice!" it means you should watch out, because ice is breaking off the building above and dropping to the sidewalk below. On the other hand, if you are preparing for falling temperatures, you're getting ready for the number on the thermometer to decrease, or go down. Falling prices at your favorite store are like this too, getting lower or going down.

Primary Meanings of falling

1.
adj
coming down freely under the influence of gravity
2.
adj
decreasing in amount or degree
Full Definitions of falling
1

adj coming down freely under the influence of gravity

falling rain”
Synonyms:
dropping
descending
coming down or downward
2

adj decreasing in amount or degree

falling temperature”
Synonyms:
decreasing
becoming less or smaller

adj becoming lower or less in degree or value

“a falling market”
falling incomes”
Synonyms:
down
becoming progressively lower
soft
(of a commodity or market or currency) falling or likely to fall in value
Antonyms:
rising
advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status
improving, up
getting higher or more vigorous
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