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Another word for tumble

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Verb
  1. To come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

  2. To bring about the downfall of

    See also:

    help

  3. To put out of proper order

    See also:

    order

Noun
  1. A sudden involuntary drop to the ground

      1. One that fits a head on an object.
      2. One that removes a head from an object, especially a machine that reaps the heads of grain and passes them into a wagon or receptacle.
      3. A pipe that serves as a central connection for two or more smaller pipes.
      1. To cause or allow (a substance) to run or fall out of a container.
      2. To scatter (objects) from containment:
      3. To shed (blood).
      1. To dive, jump, or throw oneself:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To devote oneself to or undertake an activity earnestly or wholeheartedly:
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. A very steep dive of an aircraft.
      2. A sudden, swift drop or plunge:
      1. To drop or come down freely under the influence of gravity:
      2. To drop oneself to a lower or less erect position:
      3. To lose an upright or erect position suddenly:
      1. To plunge, especially headfirst, into water.
      2. To execute a dive in athletic competition.
      3. To participate in the sport of competitive diving.
    See also:

    rise

  2. A usually swift downward trend, as in prices

    See also:

    increase

  3. A lack of order or regular arrangement

    See also:

    order

  4. A group of things gathered haphazardly

      1. A large, usually conical pile of straw or fodder arranged for outdoor storage.
      2. An orderly pile, especially one arranged in layers:
      3. A section of memory and its associated registers used for temporary storage of information in which the item most recently stored is the first to be retrieved.
      1. A violent collision, impact, or explosion, or the force or movement resulting from this:
      2. Something that suddenly causes emotional distress:
      3. A sudden feeling of distress:
      1. A quantity of objects stacked or thrown together in a heap.
      2. A large accumulation or quantity:
      3. A large amount of money:
      1. A natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill.
      2. A large heap:
      3. A huge quantity:
      1. A pile of earth, gravel, sand, rocks, or debris heaped for protection or concealment.
      2. A natural elevation, such as a small hill.
      3. A group of things collected in a mass or heap:
      1. A cluttered, untidy, usually dirty place or condition:
      2. Something that is disorderly or dirty, as a accumulation or heap:
      3. A confused, troubling, or embarrassing condition or situation:
      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
      3. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
      1. A well-defined natural elevation smaller than a mountain.
      2. A small heap, pile, or mound.
      3. A mound of earth piled around and over a plant.
      1. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
      2. A great deal; a lot:
      3. An old or run-down car.
      1. To be carried along by currents of air or water:
      2. To proceed or move unhurriedly or aimlessly:
      3. To live or behave without a clear purpose or goal:
      1. A dense, white, fluffy, flat-based cloud with a multiple rounded top and a well-defined outline, usually formed by the ascent of thermally unstable air masses.
      2. A pile, mound, or heap.
      1. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap:
      2. A steep natural incline.
      3. An artificial embankment.
      1. The act or process of gathering into a mass.
      2. A confused or jumbled mass:
    See also:

    order

Another word for tumble

Verb
      1. To move from a higher to a lower place; come or go down.
      2. To slope, extend, or incline downward:
      3. To be related by genetic descent from an individual or individuals in a previous generation:
      1. To dive, jump, or throw oneself:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To devote oneself to or undertake an activity earnestly or wholeheartedly:
      1. The smallest quantity of liquid heavy enough to fall in a spherical mass.
      2. Liquid medicine administered in drops.
      3. A small quantity of a substance: