Collapse

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English[edit | edit source]

  • collapse

Dutch[edit | edit source]

  • uitklappen
  • toeklappen
  • neerstorting
  • neerstorten
  • neerklappen (uit elkaar klappen)
  • neerklappen
  • knikken (inklappen)
  • knik (breuk in stang)
  • knik
  • inzakking
  • inzakken (invallen van muren, gebouwen)
  • invallen (instorten)
  • instorten (ineenstorten van gebouw, brug, muur enz.)
  • in elkaar zakken
  • in elkaar zakken (van constructie)
  • ineenzakking
  • ineenzakken
  • ineenstorten
  • doorzakken (in elkaar zakken)
  • dichtklappen (door ontsnapping van lucht)
  • bezwijken (van een bouwwerk)
  • bezwijken
  • afstorting (bijv. van een rotswand in zee)
  • afstorten (bijv. van een rotswand in zee)
  • afkalven (van grond)
  • [HYDROL., CIV.ENG.] afkalving
  • [COMP.] samenvouwen

Synonyms[edit | edit source]

(Of a structure) suddenly fall down or give way (Verb)
cave in, fall in, subside, fall down, sag, slump, settle, give, give way, crumble, crumple, disintegrate, fall to pieces, come apart
(Of a person) fall down and become unconscious as a result of illness or injury (Verb)
faint, pass out, black out, lose consciousness, fall unconscious, keel over
informal flake out, conk out, go out
literary swoon
Fail suddenly and completely (Verb)
break down, fail, fall through, fold, founder, fall flat, miscarry, go wrong, come to nothing, come to grief, be frustrated, be unsuccessful, not
succeed, disintegrate; come to a halt, end, terminate
informal flop, fizzle out, flatline
An instance of a structure falling down or giving way (Noun)
cave-in, giving way, subsidence, crumbling, disintegration
A sudden failure of an institution or undertaking
(Noun)
breakdown, failure, disintegration, foundering, miscarriage, lack of success
halt, end, termination
A physical or mental breakdown
(Noun)
breakdown, attack, seizure, prostration, nervous breakdown, nervous/mental collapse, nervous exhaustion, nervous tension, crisis, personal crisis, psychological trauma
informal crack-up