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crumple

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of crumple

  1. 1 to create (as by crushing) an irregular mass of creases in crumpled the piece of paper and angrily threw it in the wastebasket Synonyms of crumple crinkle, rumple, scrunch, wrinkle Words Related to crumple corrugate, crease, crimp, fold, pleat, pucker, ruck; crisp, ripple, ruffle; contract, furrow, knit; mess (up), muss (up) Near Antonyms of crumple even, iron, press, straighten; unfold; neaten, tidy Antonyms of crumple flatten, iron out, smooth, smoothen, uncrumple

  2. 2 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure the box crumpled when I accidentally dropped a brick on it Synonyms of crumple buckle, cave (in), collapse, founder, give, go, go out, implode, tumble, yieldWords Related to crumple deflate, flatten, melt, melt down; break, break down, conk (out), crash, die, fail, give out, stall; burst, shatter, smash, splinter, split; crack, crumble, pop, snapNear Antonyms of crumple inflate, rise, swell



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