Collapse synonyms

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To collapse:
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Buckle means to fasten or attach two sides together with a clasp, or to bend under pressure or heat.
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A naturally occurring underground hollow or passage, especially one with an opening to the surface of the Earth. Caves can form through a variety of processes, including the dissolution of limestone by flowing water, the differential cooling of volcanic magma (which occurs when the outside surface of the lava cools, but the inside continues to flow downwards, forming a hollow tube), or the action of wind and waves along a rocky coast.
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Alternative spelling of cave in.
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Any great upheaval, as an earthquake or a war, that causes sudden and violent changes, great destruction, etc.
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A disease.
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To reduce or lessen the size or importance of:
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The cause of such a fall
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A person who is physically in very poor health or emotionally upset or exhausted
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To leave unfinished:
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To laugh heartily.
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A crash, as of an airplane
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A disastrous overwhelming defeat or ruin
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To be drawn closer and farther apart repeatedly, or up and down, as if situated on a working concertina's folds
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Tumble is defined as to do somersaults, fall clumsily or stumble, or to cause someone or something to fall.
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cause to burst
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The condition of having been destroyed:
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The condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends:
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A marked, often sudden, decline in status, rank, or importance:
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To prove insufficient in quantity or duration; give out:
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To lose courage or hope
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To offer in good faith; pledge:
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Extinction of life; death.
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The condition of being prostrated, as from heat.
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To become fractured:
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(Ergative) to digest
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cause to burst
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(Intransitive) To fail; to miscarry.
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To destroy, spoil, or damage irreparably
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cause to burst
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To fall into a state of quiet; to cease to rage; to be calmed; to settle down; to become tranquil; to abate.
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An arrangement of lenses, mirrors, or both that collects visible light, allowing direct observation or photographic recording of distant objects. &diamf3; A refracting telescope uses lenses to focus light to produce a magnified image. Compound lenses are used to avoid distortions such as spherical and chromatic aberrations. &diamf3; A reflecting telescope uses mirrors to view celestial objects at high levels of magnification. Most large optical telescopes are reflecting telescopes because very large mirrors, which are necessary to maximize the amount of light received by the telescope, are easier to build than very large lenses.
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To push, throw over, overturn or overthrow something
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One that is successful:
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The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
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An increasing or becoming increased
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To build is defined as to construct, create, establish or put together.
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The act or sound of flopping
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To lose courage; quail
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Exultation or rejoicing over victory or success:
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Alternative form of buildup.
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To give entry; lead:
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(Informal) To break open or into:
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To utter, publish; to announce, proclaim, report. to give (it) out: to profess, give it to be believed that. also, to give (a person) out to be (so and so)
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(Intransitive) To yield to an overpowering force or overwhelming desire.
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(Intransitive, informal) to die
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To close, fasten, go into place, etc. with a snapping sound
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To break or tame (a horse).
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(Informal) To get into (a party, theater, etc.) without an invitation, ticket, etc.
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(Idiomatic) to be named, to call oneself
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(Intransitive) To decrease; to change from a greater value to a lesser one.
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To give up into the power, control, or possession of another; specifically (military) to yield (a town, a fortification, etc.) to an enemy.
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(Tennis) A very hard overhead shot hit sharply downward.
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An abrupt, damaging breakdown or failure
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A town of central Belgium near Brussels. Napoleon met his final defeat in the Battle of Waterloo (June 18, 1815).
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A violent blowing apart or bursting caused by energy released from a very fast chemical reaction, a nuclear reaction, or the escape of gases under pressure.
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To suddenly lose all health or strength
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To undergo sudden financial failure
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(Intransitive) To oppose.
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To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
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suffer a nervous breakdown
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(Intransitive) To break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.
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(Intransitive) To collapse inwards.
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To burst is defined as to break apart suddenly and with force.
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To fall into small fragments or pieces; disintegrate:
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The state or property of being breakable.
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Alternative spelling of katabasis.
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The capacity of being destroyed by an event, a person’s action, or by law.
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The property of being sleazy.
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An abrupt disastrous failure
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To separate into parts or fragments; break up; disunite
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A bend in a layer of rock or in another planar feature such as foliation or the cleavage of a mineral. Folds occur as the result of deformation, usually associated with plate-tectonic forces.
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Find another word for collapse. In this page you can discover 85 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for collapse, like: crumple, buckle, cave, cave in, cataclysm, illness, deflate, downfall, wreck, drop and crack up.