Meaning of COLLAPSE in English


n. Function: verb


Synonyms: GIVE 12, bend, break, cave, crumple, fold up, go, yield

Related Words: break up, disintegrate, shatter

Idioms: fall to pieces

2 to lose energy, stamina, or control under stress FF1C; exhausted to the point of collapsing helplessly on the bed FF1E;

Synonyms: break down, cave (in), drop, ||flake out, give out, peg out, succumb, wilt

Related Words: droop, fail, languish, weaken; exhaust, fag, flag, play out, tire, weary

Contrasted Words: enliven, invigorate, stimulate

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.