What are some opposite words for stumble?

Antonyms for stumble
ˈstʌm bəl

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term stumble.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lurch, stumble, stagger(noun)

    an unsteady uneven gait

    Synonyms:
    stagger, misstep, lurch, lunge, pitch, trip-up, trip, pitching

  2. trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep(verb)

    an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

    "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"

    Synonyms:
    tripper, misstep, lurch, slip, trip-up, trip, stagger, head trip

  3. stumble, falter, bumble(verb)

    walk unsteadily

    "The drunk man stumbled about"

    Synonyms:
    stutter, bollocks up, spoil, bobble, bungle, waver, bollix, mishandle, trip up, falter, screw up, trip, foul up, bodge, flub, bollocks, slip up, fumble, botch up, fluff, ball up, bumble, hit, louse up, mess up, blow, bollix up, botch, muck up, stammer, muff

  4. stumble, trip(verb)

    miss a step and fall or nearly fall

    "She stumbled over the tree root"

    Synonyms:
    jaunt, slip up, turn on, actuate, trip up, spark off, falter, trip, trigger off, get off, spark, touch off, trip out, trigger, hit, activate, travel, set off, bumble

  5. stumble, hit(verb)

    encounter by chance

    "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant"

    Synonyms:
    pip, rack up, bump off, tally, shoot, gain, reach, dispatch, trip up, remove, falter, polish off, attain, run into, collide with, impinge on, off, score, slip up, murder, trip, bumble, hit, strike, slay, arrive at, come to, make

  6. stumble, slip up, trip up(verb)

    make an error

    "She slipped up and revealed the name"

    Synonyms:
    slip up, bumble, trip, trip up, hit, catch, falter

Wiktionary

  1. stumble(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fault, boo-boo, gaffe, fluff, thinko, error, mistake, blooper, defect, slip, blunder, lapse, faux pas

How to use stumble in a sentence?

  1. Roger Smith:

    You don't just stumble into the future. You create your own future.

  2. William Arthur Ward:

    To make mistakes is human to stumble is commonplace to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.

  3. Laila Shabir:

    The list of things that I couldn’t do, or shouldn’t do, was much longer than the things that I was allowed to do, so there was a lot of conflict inside me, because at home my parents were constantly telling me that I should dream big, and shoot for the stars. And they put all these incredible role models in front of me like Margaret Thatcher and Benazir Bhutto and I was supposed to be like them. But the minute I stepped out of my home, I was told the exact opposite. That I was dreaming too big, that if I wouldn’t stop looking at the sky I would stumble and fall on my face.

  4. Donald Kinsey:

    There's going to be times when you'll stumble off the track or think you don't want to continue.

  5. Londoner Haye:

    In the end, what 20,000 fans inside London's O2 Arena witnessed was me giving 100 percent effort but performing way below world level, for my fans, it must have been like going to support their favorite thoroughbred racehorse at the Grand National, only to see their stallion stumble out the gates like a sedated mule at the Donkey Derby.

How to pronounce stumble?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Indian

How to say stumble in sign language?

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