entfallen

Meanings

1.
to be cancelled, waived
(Something that was "set to happen" but then gets cancelled. Works for scheduled events and fees, but it's "one sided". Not really for dates and appointments.)
2.
to forget, drop out of one's mind
("jemandem entfallen" - a thought "falls away" from you. Sounds a bit high register, but you can hear it in daily life.)
Opposite (closest): einfallen
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German Prefixes Explained - "ent-"

Word Family

Root: *pol-

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