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tumble

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2 the act of going down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • took a little tumble on the ice

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3 a state in which everything is out of order
  • her office is a tumble of books and papers, but somehow she can find everything

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tumble

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of tumble (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • the infant stood for a moment and then tumbled on the carpet

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2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • stock prices tumbled after the earnings report was released

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3 to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • tumbled all the clothes in her closet as she furiously searched for her favorite pair of jeans

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4 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • all we need is one strong wind, and that old barn is going to tumble

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The first known use of tumble was in the 14th century

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“Tumble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tumble. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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