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fall apart

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Wiktionary

  1. fall apartverb

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

  2. fall apartverb

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

  3. fall apartverb

    To be emotionally in crisis.

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fall apart, go to piecesverb

    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 apartverb

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

  4. break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartverb

    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

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How to use fall apart in a sentence?

  1. Joseph McCroy:

    It’s very hard transitioning back to civilian life, once you get back, the first thing you try to do is find a good job. But if you ca n’t find a job, everything else starts to fall apart. My house was foreclosed on, truck repossessed, I got divorced … I was homeless.

  2. Adam Kinzinger:

    When we began to see that fall apart, that's when the order should have been given to basically enter a defensive posture and get everybody out we can and not have to wait to three days prior because a lot of us were watching this happen. We were talking about it and it's like it wasn't a surprise to many of us, he said.

  3. William Butler Yeats:

    Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.

  4. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka:

    Although I don't like using the quotas, I disagree with them and we voted against them, Europe must not fall apart on the migration crisis, therefore I don't want to further escalate the tension by (court) charges. You can stretch the rope only to certain point, then it parts.

  5. Sipho P Nkosi:

    When life seems to be unclear and things fall apart, just do what you normally do when you are lost while driving to the place you have never been before.


Translations for fall apart

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

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