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Synonyms for crumble
ˈkrʌm bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse(verb)

    fall apart

    "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"

    Synonyms:
    topple, crease, collapse, analyze, buckle, crack, crack up, rumple, cave in, fail, snap, twig, whirl, go bad, tumble, break up, decay, cotton on, give, crock up, knit, get wise, conk out, analyse, whirl around, fall apart, give out, cockle, catch on, go, fall in, get onto, wrinkle, break, crumple, pucker, die, decompose, get it, latch on, dissect, break down, give way, crush, take apart, dilapidate, burst, lose it, crinkle, founder, tip

  2. crumble, fall apart(verb)

    break or fall apart into fragments

    "The cookies crumbled"; "The Sphinx is crumbling"

    Synonyms:
    break down, decay, separate, crumple, bust, tumble, wear, dilapidate, collapse, split up, go to pieces, break, come apart, fall apart, wear out

  3. decay, crumble, dilapidate(verb)

    fall into decay or ruin

    "The unoccupied house started to decay"

    Synonyms:
    break down, dilapidate, decompose, crumple, disintegrate, tumble, collapse, decay, fall apart

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crumble

    Synonyms:
    disintegrate, pulverize, triturate

    Antonyms:
    consolidate, conglutinate, bond, amalgamate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crumble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    crush, break to pieces, disintegrate, reduce to fragments

  2. crumble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fall to pieces, break into pieces, become disintegrated

  3. crumble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    perish, fall into decay

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crumble(v)

    Synonyms:
    disintegrate, decay, molder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    collapse

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How to use crumble in a sentence?

  1. Joe Navarro:

    You may see him crumble into an embryo position, crossing his arms across his chest in a self hug, bringing his knees up, that's unfortunate but probably to be expected of somebody his age.

  2. Christopher Skaife:

    We are very, very pleased to say here at the Tower of London that we have now got four magnificent chicks, the first time they have been born at the Tower of London for over 30 years, we decided that it would be a really good idea to see if we could actually breed ravens ourselves at the Tower of London to secure our future, after all legend tells us that should the ravens leave the Tower of London it will crumble into dust and a great harm befall the kingdom.

  3. Deborah Rose-Milavec:

    Any time you begin to break down one barrier, you see others crumble more.

  4. Wayne Spring:

    I've seen that cliff crumble before, and I've seen way too many people [stand] at the edge.

  5. Demelza Bischoff:

    It felt like the whole house was going to crumble, it started getting really bad, the tin roof started lifting and the ceiling blew out.


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