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See definition of collapse on Dictionary.com
  • noundownfall, breakdown
  • verbfall apart, break down

synonyms for collapse

  • bankruptcy
  • catastrophe
  • crash
  • debacle
  • destruction
  • disintegration
  • disruption
  • failure
  • cataclysm
  • disorganization
  • exhaustion
  • faint
  • flop
  • prostration
  • ruination
  • ruining
  • smash
  • subsidence
  • undoing
  • wreck
  • basket case
  • cave-in
  • conk out
  • crackup
  • smashup
See also synonyms for: collapsed / collapsing
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antonyms for collapse

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  • miracle
  • success
  • wonder
  • creation
  • good fortune
  • build-up
  • increase
  • rise
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How to use collapse in a sentence

Our analysis so far indicates that the answer is yes, provided the spontaneous collapse rate increases with the curvature of spacetime.
SCHRÖDINGER’S CAT WHEN NOBODY IS LOOKING - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEDANIEL SUDARSKYAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
The country was already teetering on the edge of economic collapse before the blast.
SUNDAY MAGAZINE: A WORLD IN NEEDDANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 16, 2020OZY
There also was the collapse of a fuel tank in the mining city of Norilsk.
SIBERIAN HEAT WAVE THAT CAUSED AN OIL SPILL MADE MORE LIKELY BY CLIMATE CHANGECAROLYN GRAMLINGAUGUST 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
No matter how bizarre and twisted the universe looked before it contracted, the collapse would efficiently erase a wide range of primordial wrinkles.
BIG BOUNCE SIMULATIONS CHALLENGE THE BIG BANGCHARLIE WOODAUGUST 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The wave of evictions caused by the coronavirus could swamp even the massive dislocation caused by the collapse of the US housing bubble more than a decade ago.
TRUMP IS MAKING HOME LOANS RISKIER DURING A HOUSING CRISISTIM FERNHOLZJULY 28, 2020QUARTZ
That expansion appears to have helped collapse testing disparities in the region, according to our analysis of testing data from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
WHICH CITIES HAVE THE BIGGEST RACIAL GAPS IN COVID-19 TESTING ACCESS?SOO RIN KIMJULY 22, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic collapse have had a disproportionate impact on the vulnerable amongst us.
LET’S LEAD THE RETURN TO PROSPERITY BY PROTECTING THE VULNERABLERICH LESSERJULY 15, 2020QUARTZ
Historically this stage of development has lead to a doubling down on old tactics in search of short-term gains, but this invariably leads to the collapse of the civilization.
NEW REPORT PREDICTS TECH COULD FUEL AN AGE OF FREEDOM—OR MAKE CIVILIZATION COLLAPSEEDD GENTJUNE 29, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
By the end of the collapse, adults were about the only comb jellies left.
WHEN PREY GET SCARCE, THESE JELLIES BECOME CANNIBALSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSJUNE 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
This collapse in Andrew Yang’s optimism is what led him to run for President.
WHY IS THIS MAN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT? (EP. 362 UPDATE)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 19, 2019FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO COLLAPSE

  • collapse
  • draw a blank
  • go out like a light
  • lose consciousness
  • pass out
  • slip into coma
  • swoon
  • zone out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.