Fall

(redirected from falling short)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to falling short: On a par, come off, in midst, in line with, inclined to

Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
References in periodicals archive ?
Infrastructure is fundamental to the successful transition to emission-free driving and so far the UK is falling short in many regions."
DAVID Cameron's agreement to take in unaccompanied children fleeing war in Syria has been dismissed as "falling short" of demands for 3000 young refugees to be accepted.
According to the statistics of the treasury sector of the Ministry of Finance, last year all budget revenues totaled 2.62 billion euros, falling short of the projected amount of 2.71 billion euros by over 3 percent.
Global Banking News-December 8, 2014--Basel Committee review shows US and EU falling short of requirements
The country's economy grew only 6.02 percent in the first quarter of this year falling short of the target of 6.8 percent set in the state budget.