Explicație collapse în Dicționarul Englez Englez

collapse

(kə'laps )

substantiv
the act of throwing yourself down
"he landed on the bed with a great flop"

substantiv
a mishap caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
substantiv
a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
substantiv
an abrupt failure of function or health
verb
collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack
verb
lose significance, effectiveness, or value
"The school system is collapsing"
"The stock market collapsed"

verb
suffer a nervous breakdown
verb
break down, literally or metaphorically
"The wall collapsed"
"The business collapsed"
"The dam broke"
"The roof collapsed"
"The wall gave in"
"The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"

verb
cause to burst
"The ice broke the pipe"

verb
fall apart
"the building crimbled after the explosion"
"Negociations broke down"

verb
fold or close up
"fold up your umbrella"
"collapse the music stand"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) crash, flop
(verb) break, burst, crack, crumble, crumple, founder, give, tumble