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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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During surgery for hydatid cyst Anaesthetist should always consider the possibility of an anaphylactic reaction especially when there is an unexplained cardiovascular collapse.
I learned this valuable nugget from one of my colleagues from across town, whom I called in desperation when I thought Stacey was about to suffer cardiovascular collapse for reasons I could not discern.
006), data were analyzed (time and frequency domains) under both conditions at the time at which cardiovascular collapse occurred during the sham experiment to determine the mechanisms underlying this protective effect.
1) The clinical criteria of brain death, if assessed correctly, can predict irreversible loss of consciousness and eventual cardiovascular collapse.
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Toxicity can lead to coma, seizures, cardiovascular collapse, and death, especially when serum concentrations exceed 3.
More than that, Abergel cautions, and the patient runs the risk of a complete cardiovascular collapse.
In the outbreaks, infection with this virus has been associated with brain stem encephalitis with an acute flaccid paralysis reminiscent of polio and, in the cases where it has proved fatal, pulmonary edema and cardiovascular collapse.
Screening 10 million individuals by upper endoscopy could result in about 10,000 major complications, including esophageal perforation, cardiovascular collapse, or death.
In humans, ingestion can also corrode and trigger hemorrhaging in the gastrointestinal tract, as well as cause cardiovascular collapse and convulsions, according to a review in the 19 June 2000 issue of Human and Experimental Toxicology.
Pope John Paul then got worse on Friday after he suffered a cardiovascular collapse.
We compiled data on all patients in whom postoperative bleeding from the tonsillar fossae required treatment under general anesthesia to prevent cardiovascular collapse.
In a prospective study of 19 hemodynamically unstable patients with traumatic or nontraumatic intracranial lesions who were declared brain-dead, levothyroxine significantly decreased vasopressor requirement and prevented cardiovascular collapse.
This can lead to a cardiovascular collapse and ultimately death.
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