Collapse and Crash


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Collapse noun – A falling short of one's goals.
Usage example: the complete collapse of the invasion set off a round of finger-pointing and recrimination

Crash is a synonym for collapse in wreck topic. In some cases you can use "Crash" instead the word "Collapse" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like economy, money, decay, downfall. popular alternative
Nearby Words: collapsed, collapsing, collapsible, collapsable
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Crash noun – A falling short of one's goals.
Usage example: refused to be discouraged by the crash of her hairdressing business

Collapse is a synonym for crash in collision topic. You can use "Collapse" instead the word "Crash" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as fail, wreck, economy, money. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crashed, crashing
Synonyms for Crash

How words are described

complete complete collapse complete crash
certain certain collapse certain crash
total total collapse total crash
nasty nasty collapse nasty crash
Other adjectives: actual, real, massive, spectacular, major, near, final, catastrophic, apparent, accidental, epic, inevitable, subsequent, impending, imminent, said, recent, sudden, resulting, ensuing, economic, financial, global.

Common collocations

power collapse power crash power
time collapse time crash time
economy collapse economy crash economy
head collapse head crash head
Other nouns: damage, planet, times.
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