collapse[ kuh-laps ]SEE DEFINITION OF collapse
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COLLAPSE
The music is lost, but the libretto survives, and that is enough to account for the collapse.
He was 65 feet up in the air when the collapse occurred, resulting in his death.
You would rather witness the collapse of everything, you said.
When she reached the corner she stopped, and seemed about to collapse.
She closed her eyes and swayed slightly, but she did not collapse or give way.
At one moment he was uplifted by strong emotions, at the next moment he was in collapse.
So pale and tired lookin' that I thought she was goin' to collapse.
I thought, for a moment, he was going to collapse altogether.
He had fairly caught her, and expected that she would gape and collapse.
It was like the exhaustion of a battery, the collapse of the sustaining power.