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Synonyms for collapse

Synonyms for collapse

to fall in

to suddenly lose all health or strength

to give way mentally and emotionally

to undergo sudden financial failure

to undergo capture, defeat, or ruin

a sudden sharp decline in mental, emotional, or physical health

an abrupt disastrous failure

a disastrous overwhelming defeat or ruin

Synonyms for collapse

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


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a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack

fold or close up

fall apart

suffer a nervous breakdown

lose significance, effectiveness, or value

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More recently, Meislin et al reported that for the group dying within 24 to 48 hours, 45% died of neurologic injury, 42% of circulatory collapse or hemorrhage, and 9% of multiple organ failure (19).
A 100-mg test dose of suramin was well tolerated by the patient; however, the first full treatment dose was complicated by circulatory collapse and bronchoconstriction, which required administration of hydrocortisone and chlorphenamine and immediate discontinuation of the suramin infusion.
After a series of further complications, on July 25 - just 30 hours after he was born - he suffered a circulatory collapse and was starved of oxygen for between 10 and 25 minutes, causing significant brain damage.
It said that the deceased felt tired after a hearing session on Saturday and was referred to hospital where he suffered nose bleeds followed by circulatory collapse that led to his death.
Plasmodium vivax is seen with several complications in its severe form of malaria, either sequestration related, such as cerebral malaria, renal dysfunction, hepatic dysfunction, circulatory collapse, hemoglobinuria, abnormal bleeding and ARDS, or nonsequestration related, such as anemia and thrombocytopenia (8-9).
There is circulatory collapse and it is crucial to get medical help within minutes or inject adrenaline immediately.
In several animals (~40% of the animals), a decrease in systolic blood pressure was observed, but no dramatic drop in blood pressure, resulting in circulatory collapse, was observed.
If a patient drinks alcohol when taking disulfiram, he or she will experience sweating, headache, tachycardia, and decreases in blood pressure, potentially leading to circulatory collapse and death.
To the Editor: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)-related cardiac complications have been documented extensively in the literature and include circulatory collapse, arrhythmias, hypertensive responses, transient left ventricular dysfunction, and transient ST abnormalities.
I would think he had a major circulatory collapse which was possibly caused by the rupture of a major artery, probably a ruptured aorta.
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