Make sure that there's enough space for the tree to fall.
Mar 11, (1) To cause to fall by striking; to cut or knock down: to fell a tree / to fell an opponent in boxing. (2) To kill: President Kennedy was felled by an assassin's bullet. It wasn’t part of Nortman’s question, but fell as an adjective means fierce, deadly, and ruthless.
Oct 16, intransitive: fall, fell, has fallen. However, felling a dynasty or regime, or anything except a man, animal, or tree, is pretty rare today; OED 1 was already marking it as obsolete in Topple (in the transitive use) is more common.
EDIT -- taking a healthy bite of my words. On review I find that falling a tree is in fact still in use.
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The usage appears, on a quick Google scan, to be confined to the. “Fall, Fell, Fallen” v “Fell, Felled, Felled” “to fell” is what we could call a “causative verb” i.e. to “fell a tree” is to “cause the tree to fall”. So when a woodsman goes into the forest and chops down a bunch of trees, he is engaged in the felling of trees, and is causing the falling of trees.
Apr 03, In this video Inbred Jed and myself demonstrate 8 different ways to drop a tree and the different applications of the different cutting treeclearing.bar go over. Cutting down a tree, also known as felling a tree, requires careful planning and a high degree of skill. It’s a potentially dangerous job that’s best left to trained professionals. However, if the tree is a manageable size, you may choose to tackle the job yourself.
Watch the following video to learn how to cut down a tree safely and efficiently. Much of the time, a tree branch or tree will fall entirely randomly. If this tree was healthy and a reasonable person could not have anticipated the problem, no individual can be held liable.
In some situations, such as extreme weather, a fallen tree or tree branch may constitute an act of nature, also called an act of God.