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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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Sung Siv Mey, district governor, said the collapse had not affected villagers' homes yet, and that experts inspected the site on Saturday.
to keep quiet, be patient awaiting Saddam's collapse.
The three-storeyed Husaini building was collapsed on Thursday in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar area, where the death toll in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar building collapse rose to 22.
However, the cause of the collapse is not revealed.
9 magnitude earthquake rocked San Francisco, causing a number of the region's structures to collapse.
Talking to a private TV channel, Mohib, a student of class five, who was also one of the unfortunate victims who had suffered from injuries due to the stage collapse on April 28 at Bahria Enclave in Islamabad, recalled how the stage was trembling right before it collapsed.
Shortly after the revolution, the regime began predicting the collapse of both the United States and the Soviet Union.
Al-Qassam Brigades declare seven Qassam members were martyred in a tunnel collapse in the Gaza Strip," a statement on Twitter from the group said Thursday.
Security forces and ambulances arrived at the collapse site.
Roof collapse of underground cavities is a practical problem in geotechnical engineering, which usually arises not only in shallow tunnels but also in deep-buried tunnels.
Summary: The defense team for Claude Saade, an owner of a building which collapsed in a Beirut neighborhood in 2012, said its client was a "victim" of the old rent laws, and shifted blame for the collapse on the government, instead.
ABUJA (CyHAN)- Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency (NAMA) on Tuesday confirmed that the death toll from a building collapse in Nigeria's southwest state of Lagos has risen to 57, from Monday's 49.
ALERT: The scene after the woman's collapse at New Hey Road in Rastrick Collapse sparks emergency call SEVERAL emergency crews responded to a call after a woman collapsed in Rastrick.
One in two Americans has doubts about the government's account of 9/11 and, after viewing video footage of World Trade Center Building Ts collapse, 46% suspect that it was caused by a controlled demolition, reveals a national survey by the polling firm YouGov.
He suggests that if the first three stages are met with the appropriate responses, further breakdown may be arrested before the extremes of social and cultural collapse are reached.