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Synonyms for stagger
ˈstæg ər

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  1. lurch, stumble, stagger(verb)

    an unsteady uneven gait

    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"

    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"

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

  4. stagger, distribute(verb)

    to arrange in a systematic order

    "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"

    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"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stagger(v. n.)

    reel, totter, vacillate

  2. stagger(v. a.)

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

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