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Synonyms for crumble
ˈkrʌm bəlcrum·ble

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crumble

    Synonyms:
    disintegrate, pulverize, triturate

    Antonyms:
    consolidate, conglutinate, bond, amalgamate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapseverb

    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 apartverb

    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, dilapidateverb

    fall into decay or ruin

    "The unoccupied house started to decay"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crumbleverb

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

  2. crumbleverb

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

  3. crumbleverb

    Synonyms:
    perish, fall into decay

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crumbleverb

    Synonyms:
    disintegrate, decay, molder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crumble":

    collapse

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How to use crumble in a sentence?

  1. Edward Thorndike:

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

  2. Leonid Vasilenko:

    The walls were shaking, the window frames were shaking, paint started to crumble off the house, i hid in the basement. What else can you do? I took the dog and the cat. In the basement you could hear the earth tremble.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. President Ronald Reagan:

    Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself. ...[I] hope we have once again reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.


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