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Correct spelling:
collapse
Definition:
To fall or break down: to go to ruin.

Synonyms:

noun
act
collapse, flop.
blackout
syncope, faintings, fainting fit.
break down
destruction.
cataclysm
flood, torrents, double trouble.
collapse
break, break down, cave in, crack-up, crash, crock up, crumble, fall in, flop, founder, give, give way, tumble, break up.
defeat
beating, defeat, downfall, failure, overthrow.
deterioration
entropy.
disease
affection, ague, ailment, apoplexy, attack, breakdown, bug, complaint, complication, condition, curse, debility, decrepitude, disability, disease, disorder, fever, feverishness, handicap, illness, indisposition, infection, infirmity, infliction, malady, malaise, nausea, pestilence, queasiness, sickness, spasm, symptom, syndrome, unhealthiness, virus, Sickliness.
downfall, breakdown
bankruptcy, cataclysm, catastrophe, conk out, crash, debacle, destruction, disintegration, disorganization, disruption, exhaustion, failure, faint, flop, prostration, ruination, ruining, smash, subsidence, undoing, wreck, smashup, crackup, basket case, cave-in.
event
collapse.
failure
debacle, dysfunction, error, fiasco, implosion, infertility, loss, malfunction, miscarriage, noncompliance, nonstarter, reversal, skid, tailspin, thrashing, trouncing, waterloo, white elephant, Noncompletion, wipeout, meltdown.
free fall
nose dive.
licking
licking.
mental exhaustion
nervous breakdown.
prostration
powerlessness.
recession
bottom out, hard time, hard times, shakeout, unemployment, shakeouts, big trouble, bottom-out.
ruin
ruin, undoing, the end.
state
collapse, prostration.
trauma
traumatization.
verb
body
break down, collapse.
change
collapse.
deteriorate
atrophy, decay, decline, degenerate, deteriorate, dilapidate, downgrade, ebb, fade, fall apart, get worse, lapse, moulder, putrefy, regress, relapse, retrogress, revert, sink, slide, slip, slump, tergiversate, wane, wilt, wither, worsen, go downhill.
fail
blunder, bust, fail, fall, falter, flop, flounder, flunk, lose, stumble.
fall apart, break down
bend, break, cave in, crumple, deflate, disintegrate, droop, drop, exhaust, fail, fall down, flag, flake out, fold, founder, give, give in, give out, give way, go, go to pieces, keel over, languish, shatter, subside, succumb, tire, topple, weaken, weary, wilt, yield, belly up, crack up.
motion
burst, collapse.
Examples of usage:
  1. And yet this sudden collapse, and indeed his whole attitude, were so unexpected that I felt more puzzled than triumphant. – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
  2. With a little gasp, she fainted again, but he knew, this time, that her collapse was the natural sequel to the ordeal she had gone through. – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  3. The Italian success has been remarkable, but the Russian collapse has prevented it from being pushed home. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  4. The figure seemed to collapse. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  5. In April- May 1794 the collapse of the Jacobins seemed imminent. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose

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