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

Synonyms:

noun
act
collapse, flop.
blackout
faintings, syncope, fainting fit.
break down
destruction.
cataclysm
torrents, flood, double trouble.
collapse
crash, break, flop, crack-up, founder, fall in, break up, crumble, cave in, break down, crock up, tumble, give way, give.
defeat
defeat, overthrow, beating, downfall, failure.
deterioration
entropy.
disease
ailment, feverishness, Sickliness, condition, affection, complaint, sickness, unhealthiness, pestilence, ague, malady, disability, nausea, indisposition, syndrome, illness, disorder, debility, disease, handicap, infection, queasiness, infirmity, attack, apoplexy, decrepitude, curse, malaise, virus, complication, infliction, symptom, fever, bug, breakdown, spasm.
downfall, breakdown
disorganization, cave-in, subsidence, crackup, conk out, undoing, catastrophe, crash, faint, smash, failure, ruining, destruction, flop, exhaustion, smashup, bankruptcy, wreck, cataclysm, ruination, prostration, disruption, basket case, debacle, disintegration.
event
collapse.
failure
malfunction, reversal, meltdown, tailspin, fiasco, dysfunction, nonstarter, noncompliance, loss, debacle, error, implosion, miscarriage, waterloo, infertility, skid, trouncing, Noncompletion, thrashing, white elephant, wipeout.
free fall
nose dive.
licking
licking.
mental exhaustion
nervous breakdown.
prostration
powerlessness.
recession
hard times, bottom-out, bottom out, hard time, big trouble, unemployment, shakeout, shakeouts.
ruin
undoing, ruin, the end.
state
collapse, prostration.
trauma
traumatization.
verb
body
break down, collapse.
change
collapse.
deteriorate
fall apart, slip, decay, ebb, wilt, degenerate, go downhill, relapse, deteriorate, sink, downgrade, regress, dilapidate, wane, moulder, tergiversate, slump, get worse, revert, putrefy, decline, wither, atrophy, worsen, retrogress, slide, fade, lapse.
fail
fall, lose, stumble, flunk, blunder, flop, fail, flounder, falter, bust.
fall apart, break down
exhaust, founder, flag, yield, disintegrate, drop, succumb, tire, cave in, flake out, bend, subside, wilt, languish, keel over, crumple, give way, fold, fail, topple, belly up, give in, go to pieces, give, break, give out, deflate, weaken, shatter, fall down, crack up, weary, go, droop.
motion
burst, collapse.
Examples of usage:
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. The figure seemed to collapse. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  4. 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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