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collapse


Noun

  • an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
  • a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
  • the act of throwing yourself down
  • a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

Verb

  • break down, literally or metaphorically
  • collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack
  • fold or close up
  • fall apart
  • cause to burst
  • suffer a nervous breakdown
  • lose significance, effectiveness, or value

Thesaurus

break break down break up burst cave in crack crack up crash crock up crumble crumple fall in flop founder give give way prostration tumble

Scrabble score for collapse


Scrabble score = 12

Please note that scrabble only allows seven tiles to be placed at once.

generated at 09:49:05 on 23-10-17

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