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See definition of stumble on Dictionary.com
  • verbslip, stagger
  • verbhappen upon

synonyms for stumble

  • bumble
  • careen
  • fall
  • fall down
  • falter
  • flounder
  • hesitate
  • limp
  • lumber
  • lurch
  • shuffle
  • swing
  • waver
  • wobble
  • blunder
  • err
  • muddle
  • pitch
  • reel
  • stammer
  • tilt
  • topple
  • totter
  • trip
  • wallow
  • lose balance
See also synonyms for: stumbled / stumbling
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antonyms for stumble

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  • continue
  • correct
  • fix
  • straighten
  • lose
  • overlook
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How to use stumble in a sentence

The closest thing Rutgers has to a bad loss is a stumble at Michigan State.
NCAA TOURNAMENT BRACKETOLOGY: AFTER 30 YEARS, RUTGERS WILL GET ITS CHANCE AT MARCH MADNESSPATRICK STEVENSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The metrics love Illinois, but it is a 9-5 team with a few stumbles at home.
NCAA TOURNAMENT BRACKETOLOGY: THE BUBBLE MIGHT BE WORSE THAN EVER THIS YEAR. NO, REALLY.PATRICK STEVENSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Leaders in California and elsewhere have made similar stumbles.
EVERYONE FAILED ON COVID-19GERMAN LOPEZDECEMBER 18, 2020VOX
Naturally, Big Tech’s retrenchment has heightened the debate over whether its leaders are vastly overpriced and long overdue for a steep slide, or simply suffering a temporary stumble.
WILL TECH STOCKS STUMBLE OR SLIDE? WHAT THE FUNDAMENTALS TELL USSHAWN TULLYSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Jesse Marx and Lisa Halverstadt broke the news of Thompson’s departure and reviewed the list of stumbles that led to it.
MORNING REPORT: WITH BUILDING FOLLY, CITY REAL ESTATE DIRECTOR OUTVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 4, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
And very many of them shall stumble and fall, and shall be broken in pieces, and shall be snared, and taken.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
And he shall turn his face to the empire of his own land, and he shall stumble, and fall, ans shall not be found.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
I feel feverish: my feet drag heavily, and I stumble against the railing.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
These four years through which I may—must stumble along with my hands tied, are a fair example.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO STUMBLE

  • break in
  • burst in
  • collide
  • infringe
  • interrupt
  • intrude
  • muscle in
  • push
  • shove
  • stumble
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.