fall in love

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fall in love (third-person singular simple present falls in love, present participle falling in love, simple past fell in love, past participle fallen in love)

  1. (intransitive, of a person, animate object following “with”) To come to have feelings of love, particularly romantic love.
    I fell in love with him the moment I first saw him.
    Have you ever fallen in love?
  2. (intransitive, reciprocal) To come to have feelings of love towards each other.
    They met, fell in love, got married, and lived happily ever after.
    • 2017, Ed Sheeran, Perfect
      'Cause we were just kids when we fell in love
      Not knowing what it was
      I will not give you up this time.
  3. (intransitive, of a person, inanimate object following “with”) To come to have feelings of intense liking directed at another person or a thing.
    I have just fallen in love with Rome!



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