Definitions For Collapse


  • The act of throwing yourself down
  • A natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
  • A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
  • An abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion
  • A situation or occurrence in which something (such as a bridge, building, etc.) suddenly breaks apart and falls down
  • A situation or occurrence in which someone suddenly falls down or becomes unconscious because of being sick or exhausted
  • A situation or occurrence in which something (such as a system or organization) suddenly fails : a complete failure or breakdown


  • Collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack
  • Lose significance, effectiveness, or value
  • Suffer a nervous breakdown
  • Break down, literally or metaphorically
  • Cause to burst
  • Fall apart
  • Fold or close up
  • To break apart and fall down suddenly
  • To fall down or become unconscious because you are sick or exhausted
  • To completely relax the muscles of your body because you are very tired, upset, etc.

Is Collapse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Collapse is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Collapse in a Sentence

  • The roof collapsed under a heavy load of snow.
  • The chair he was sitting in collapsed.
  • He collapsed on stage during the performance and had to be rushed to the hospital.
  • The structure is in danger of collapse.
  • She was on the verge of collapse.
  • The country has endured civil war and economic collapse.

Synonyms for Collapse

Antonyms for Collapse

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