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Synonyms for tumble
ˈtʌm bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumble(noun)

    an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end

    Synonyms:
    fall, spill

  2. spill, tumble, fall(verb)

    a sudden drop from an upright position

    "he had a nasty spill on the ice"

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, autumn, declension, declination, pin, spillage, gloam, drop, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, release, decline, declivity, downslope, dusk, surrender, evenfall, dip, fall, wasteweir, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, spillway, nightfall

  3. tumble, topple(verb)

    fall down, as if collapsing

    "The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  4. topple, tumble, tip(verb)

    cause to topple or tumble by pushing

    Synonyms:
    whirl around, lean, tippytoe, tip off, topple, bung, get onto, catch on, tip, break down, collapse, tiptoe, latch on, fee, tilt, cotton on, whirl, crumble, get it, tap, twig, angle, crumple, get wise, slant

  5. tumble(verb)

    roll over and over, back and forth

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  6. whirl, tumble, whirl around(verb)

    fly around

    "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"

    Synonyms:
    whirl around, spin around, get it, get onto, gyrate, spin, swirl, break down, tip, topple, collapse, cotton on, latch on, catch on, eddy, whirl, crumble, twirl, whirlpool, twiddle, purl, birl, twig, get wise, crumple, reel

  7. crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse(verb)

    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, break up, decay, cotton on, give, crock up, knit, get wise, conk out, analyse, whirl around, fall apart, give out, crumble, 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

  8. tumble(verb)

    throw together in a confused mass

    "They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern"

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  9. catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it(verb)

    understand, usually after some initial difficulty

    "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"

    Synonyms:
    whirl around, topple, tip, break down, get onto, fasten on, latch on, collapse, cotton on, whirl, seize on, crumble, hook on, catch on, twig, take up, get it, get wise, crumple

  10. tumble(verb)

    fall suddenly and sharply

    "Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency"

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  11. tumble(verb)

    put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying

    "Wash in warm water and tumble dry"

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  12. tumble(verb)

    suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  13. tumble(verb)

    do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tumble

    Synonyms:
    fall, topple, precipitate, derange, rumple

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tumble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    roll, toss, heave, pitch about

  2. tumble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fall, be precipitated, fall over

  3. tumble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    precipitate, throw headlong

  4. tumble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disturb, derange, rumple, put in disorder

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tumble(v)

    Synonyms:
    heave, toss, roll, pitch, topple

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tumble":

    tumbler, dip, fall, drop, dips

How to pronounce tumble?

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How to say tumble in sign language?

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How to use tumble in a sentence?

  1. Jason Griggs:

    We had some nice success, and our third partner encouraged us to expand the brand locally, so we opened two other locations, our partner was the business guy, and we were essentially investors. We put a lot of faith in him. But there was a lack of attention, and those two locations took a bit of a tumble. Then our partner just disappeared.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The Kentuky( sic) Derby decision was not a good one, it was a rough and tumble race on a wet and sloppy track, actually, a beautiful thing to watch. Only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur. The best horse did NOT win the Kentucky Derby - not even close !

  3. Liu Jingde:

    After yesterday's tumble, we are still seeing energy and banks backing down but the scope of the back down won't be that great.

  4. Oprah Winfrey:

    Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your coat soiled or torn What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.


Translations for tumble

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  • Sturz, stolpernGerman
  • πέσειGreek
  • caer, caída, revolverseSpanish
  • kuperkeikka, kupsahtaa, heittää kuperkeikkaaFinnish
  • dégringoler, culbuterFrench
  • bukfencezikHungarian
  • անկումArmenian
  • veltaIcelandic
  • rovinare, crollare, precipitare, caduta, ruzzolare, cadereItalian
  • 공중제비Korean
  • porohuri, turupēpeke, turupekeMāori
  • tuimelenDutch
  • cair, tomboPortuguese
  • опрокидываться, падение, упасть, рушиться, обрушиться, падать, опрокинутьсяRussian
  • జారిపడుTelugu

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