Synonyms of collapse in English:

collapse


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verb

1‘the roof collapsed’

SYNONYMS
cave in, fall in, subside, fall down, sag, slump, settle, give, give way, crumble, crumple, disintegrate, fall to pieces, come apart
ANTONYMS

hold up

2‘he collapsed from loss of blood’

SYNONYMS
faint, pass out, black out, lose consciousness, fall unconscious, keel over
informal flake out, conk out, go out
literary swoon

3‘she collapsed in tears’

SYNONYMS
break down, go to pieces, lose control, lose one's self-control, be overcome, be overcome with emotion, crumble, fall apart
informal crack up

4‘the peace talks collapsed’

SYNONYMS
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
ANTONYMS

succeed


noun

1‘the collapse of the roof’

SYNONYMS
cave-in, giving way, subsidence, crumbling, disintegration

2‘she was reported to be ‘poorly’ after her collapse on stage yesterday’

SYNONYMS
fainting fit, blackout, fainting, faint, passing out, loss of consciousness
informal flaking out
literary swooning, swoon
syncope

3‘the collapse of the peace talks’

SYNONYMS
breakdown, failure, disintegration, foundering, miscarriage, lack of success
halt, end, termination
ANTONYMS

outcome, success

4‘he suffered a collapse from overwork’

SYNONYMS
breakdown, attack, seizure, prostration, nervous breakdown, mental collapse, nervous collapse, nervous exhaustion, nervous tension, crisis, personal crisis, psychological trauma
informal crack-up