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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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Makram further requested to form a committee, including professors from the Faculty of Architecture in Fayoum University, to restore the buildings around the two collapsed buildings in the Al-Sufy area, and to ensure their safety.
BEIRUT: 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.
The popular Lagos-based Synagogue Church Guest House building at Ikotun downtown area of Lagos, collapsed on Friday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least one person was killed and six others injured when an under-construction building collapsed in Mumbai Saturday.
A message was received in the fire emergency control room at 12:55 that the slab of a building in Kanhaiya apartment at Ghod dod road has collapsed.
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia, Rabi'II 2, 1435, Feb 2, 2014, SPA -- Police say three people have died when two cellphone towers collapsed in the U.
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.
Building 7, a 47-story skyscraper, collapsed into its own footprint late in the afternoon on 9/11.
Seven engineers have been suspended and 11 others are being investigated by the Mumbai municipal body in relation to the five-storey residential building that collapsed killing about 60 people last week.
WHEN Australia collapsed at Chester-le-Street on Monday, I kept thinking about what England coach Andy Flower had said after the third Test about England's resilience.
When the demolition contractor demolished the front face of the building, it left the towering three-story wall that collapsed without the federally required lateral support.
Egypt's official news agency says a residential building has collapsed in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, killing one person and injuring four.
ISLAMABAD -- At least 12 people were killed and 20 others injured while scores of houses collapsed as heavy rains wreaked havoc in part of Pakistan.
The report goes on to identify three properties in Sundridge Street which are directly above where the roof of the tunnel collapsed.
t=0], the system propagates forward in time to the (t = [tau])-state, the collapsed state for short: