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Synonyms for stagger
ˈstæg ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lurch, stumble, stagger(verb)

    an unsteady uneven gait

    Synonyms:
    misstep, lurch, stumble, lunge, pitch, trip-up, trip, pitching

  2. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)

    walk as if unable to control one's movements

    "The drunken man staggered into the room"

    Synonyms:
    pitch, spin around, keel, careen, gyrate, spin, droop, swag, tilt, shift, skunk, wobble, whirl, distribute, lurch, flag, prowl, sag, flounder, reel

  3. stagger, flounder(verb)

    walk with great difficulty

    "He staggered along in the heavy snow"

    Synonyms:
    distribute, reel, lurch, flounder, swag, careen, keel

  4. stagger, distribute(verb)

    to arrange in a systematic order

    "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"

    Synonyms:
    circularize, circularise, pass around, keel, parcel out, careen, spread, swag, diffuse, lot, broadcast, disseminate, mete out, administer, dispense, dole out, distribute, pass out, pass on, give out, lurch, propagate, allot, disperse, dish out, circulate, flounder, deal out, reel, hand out, shell out, deal

  5. stagger(verb)

    astound or overwhelm, as with shock

    "She was staggered with bills after she tried to rebuild her house following the earthquake"

    Synonyms:
    flounder, keel, reel, distribute, lurch, careen, swag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stagger(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    reel, totter, vacillate

  2. stagger(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shock, astonish, astound, amaze, confound, dumfounder, pose, surprise, nonplus, strike with wonder, take by surprise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stagger(v)

    Synonyms:
    reel, totter, sway, shock, astound, dumfound

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How to use stagger in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Litfin:

    These companies are going to stagger the investments that they are making into their restaurants over a number of years.

  2. Vern Roberts:

    I tried to get away, i tried to ‘stop, drop and roll,’ did all kinds of ‘protect me things,’ but it kept overwhelming and basically knocking me down. I would stagger and fall and flop around, all sorts of things.

  3. Diane Swint:

    Companies can stagger lunch times in a socially distant way. You can set up two or three lunch hours.

  4. Deidre Herbst:

    If you told us today that you have to roll out FGD on a plant, it would take us at least 10 years to get to the point where we would be retrofitting the first unit, being able to execute all of those power stations at the same time would be a significant challenge. You would have to stagger the different power stations and it would probably take at least a 20-year period to finish all of them.

  5. Nick Clegg:

    If they try to stagger through with a messy and unstable minority government instead of putting the country first then they will risk all the hard work and sacrifices people have made over the last five years, the last thing Britain needs is a second election before Christmas. But that is exactly what will happen if (Labour leader) Ed Miliband and David Cameron put their own political interest ahead of the national interest.

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