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Synonyms for fall apart

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall apart, go to pieces(verb)

    lose one's emotional or mental composure

    "She fell apart when her only child died"

    Synonyms:
    separate, bust, wear, wear out, crumble, split up, go to pieces, break, come apart

  2. break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart(verb)

    go to pieces

    "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"

    Synonyms:
    crack, raid, tire out, break away, give way, hold out, soften, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, assume, jade, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, tire, break out, separate, don, split, give away, damp, wear off, smash, get into, interrupt, have on, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, let on, get around, wear out, cave in, wear down, break-dance, break up, check, wear thin, give out, break in, give, split up, wear upon, better, burst, go bad, endure, rupture, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, weary, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fatigue, break down, fall in, tear, put on, bump, let out, ruin, fag out, offend, kick downstairs, bear, part, infract, outwear, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, go to pieces, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, snap, wear

  3. 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, crumble, split up, go to pieces, break, come apart, wear out

  4. break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart(verb)

    become separated into pieces or fragments

    "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"

    Synonyms:
    crack, break away, give way, soften, reveal, develop, single out, unwrap, conk out, expose, die, distinguish, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, ramify, demote, break out, separate, split, sort out, give away, damp, smash, interrupt, carve up, offend, get out, fracture, relegate, discriminate, bring out, violate, class, divulge, divorce, pause, let on, get around, wear out, cave in, sort, fork, tell apart, break-dance, break up, check, give out, break in, give, split up, branch, secern, better, furcate, burst, go bad, tell, secernate, breach, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, collapse, recrudesce, break dance, divide, go against, dampen, severalize, break down, assort, fall in, bump, let out, dissever, severalise, ruin, kick downstairs, disunite, part, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, differentiate, break, discontinue, intermit, go to pieces, wear, classify

Wiktionary

  1. fall apart(verb)

    Synonyms:
    fall to bits, crack up, break up, come apart, fall to pieces, break, disintegrate, break apart, come apart at the seams

  2. fall apart(verb)

    To break into pieces through being in a dilapidated state.

    My old briefcase is falling apart. I'll have to buy a new one.

    Synonyms:
    disintegrate, break up, come apart, fall to pieces, come apart at the seams, crack up, fall to bits, break apart, break

  3. fall apart(verb)

    To be emotionally in crisis.

    As a result of being addicted to heroin, she was falling apart.

    Synonyms:
    disintegrate, crack up, fall to pieces, come apart, break, come apart at the seams, break up, fall to bits, break apart

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How to use fall apart in a sentence?

  1. Joshy Jacob:

    It just blows it up. It makes the virus particle fall apart.

  2. Stanley Ducharme:

    Some people can handle pressure and crises in their life and stay calm and loving, other people sort of fall apart—they get frustrated and upset and need to blame someone.

  3. Pyotr Fedotov:

    The rocket was here, it wiggled around, then some kind of rocket stage separated, and then, somewhere toward Lutuhyne, Torez, I saw the plane fall apart in the air. It was only later that we found out it was a Boeing.

  4. Lucille Clifton:

    Things don't fall apart. Things hold. Lines connect in thin ways that last and last and lives become generations made out of pictures and words just kept.

  5. Jen Aniston:

    So much of the exercise was just letting yourself fall apart, a woman going physically unattractive is where you get recognition and some sort of respect. You read things like, 'Oh, finally, she's acting!'.


Translations for fall apart

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  • zusammenbrechen, auseinanderfallenGerman
  • tomber en morceauxFrench
  • התמוטט, התפרקHebrew
  • cadere a pezziItalian
  • له‌ناوچوونKurdish
  • instorten, uiteenvallen, uit elkaar vallenDutch
  • развали́ться, разва́ливатьсяRussian

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