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Synonyms for tumbleˈtʌm bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumble(noun)

    an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end

    Synonyms:
    fall, spill

  2. spill, tumble, fall(verb)

    a sudden drop from an upright position

    Synonyms:
    gloaming, autumn, declension, declination, tumble, pin, spillage, gloam, drop, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, release, decline, declivity, downslope, dusk, surrender, evenfall, dip, fall, wasteweir, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, spillway, nightfall

  3. tumble, topple(verb)

    fall down, as if collapsing

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tumble, tip, get wise, break down

  4. topple, tumble, tip(verb)

    cause to topple or tumble by pushing

    Synonyms:
    whirl around, lean, tippytoe, tip off, topple, bung, get onto, catch on, tip, break down, collapse, tiptoe, latch on, fee, tilt, cotton on, whirl, crumble, get it, tumble, tap, twig, angle, crumple, get wise, slant

  5. tumble(verb)

    roll over and over, back and forth

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  6. whirl, tumble, whirl around(verb)

    fly around

    Synonyms:
    whirl around, spin around, get it, get onto, gyrate, spin, swirl, break down, tip, topple, collapse, cotton on, latch on, catch on, eddy, whirl, crumble, twirl, whirlpool, twiddle, purl, birl, tumble, twig, get wise, crumple, reel

  7. crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse(verb)

    fall apart

    Synonyms:
    topple, crease, collapse, analyze, buckle, crack, crack up, rumple, cave in, fail, snap, twig, whirl, go bad, tumble, break up, decay, cotton on, give, crock up, knit, get wise, conk out, analyse, whirl around, fall apart, give out, crumble, cockle, catch on, go, fall in, get onto, wrinkle, break, crumple, pucker, die, decompose, get it, latch on, dissect, break down, give way, crush, take apart, dilapidate, burst, lose it, crinkle, founder, tip

  8. tumble(verb)

    throw together in a confused mass

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  9. catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it(verb)

    understand, usually after some initial difficulty

    Synonyms:
    whirl around, topple, tip, break down, get onto, fasten on, latch on, collapse, cotton on, whirl, seize on, crumble, hook on, catch on, tumble, twig, take up, get it, get wise, crumple

  10. tumble(verb)

    fall suddenly and sharply

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  11. tumble(verb)

    put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  12. tumble(verb)

    suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

  13. tumble(verb)

    do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully

    Synonyms:
    twig, topple, latch on, catch on, crumple, whirl around, whirl, get onto, get it, collapse, crumble, cotton on, tip, get wise, break down

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tumble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    roll, toss, heave, pitch about

  2. tumble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fall, be precipitated, fall over

  3. tumble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    precipitate, throw headlong

  4. tumble(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disturb, derange, rumple, put in disorder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

tumbler, dip, fall, drop, dips


Translations for tumble

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Sturz, stolpernGerman
  • πέσειGreek
  • caer, caída, revolverseSpanish
  • kuperkeikka, kupsahtaa, heittää kuperkeikkaaFinnish
  • dégringoler, culbuterFrench
  • bukfencezikHungarian
  • անկումArmenian
  • veltaIcelandic
  • rovinare, crollare, precipitare, caduta, ruzzolare, cadereItalian
  • porohuri, turupēpeke, turupekeMāori
  • tuimelenDutch
  • cair, tomboPortuguese
  • опрокидываться, падение, упасть, рушиться, обрушиться, падать, опрокинутьсяRussian
  • జారిపడుTelugu

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