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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. Mattia Toaldo:

    The victorious end of Misrata's offensive on Sirte could be the harbinger of more infighting between different factions, ultimately, the current relative absence of violence in Libya is very fragile in many areas and could crumble under these multiple pressures.

  3. Edward Thorndike:

    Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.

  4. Daniel Webster:

    If we work upon marble, it will perish if we work upon brass, time will efface it if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust but if we work upon immortal minds and instill into them just principles, we are then engraving that upon tablets which no time will efface, but will brighten and brighten to all eternity.

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(C)(P)- THEY SEE THEIR DREAMS AND ASPIRATIONS CRUMBLE IN FRONT OF THEIR FACE, AND ALL THEIR WICKED INTENTIONS TO DESTROY THE HUMAN RACE- WE MUST USE REGGAE MUSIC TO CHANT DOWN BABYLON. ALL FORUMS OF ELITE DOMINATION MUST BE DESTROYED, AND WE USE REGGAE MUSIC TO DO IT.


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