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tumble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tumble

  1. 1 an unorganized collection or mixture of various things cleaned a crazy tumble of buttons, hair bands, loose change, and old candy wrappers out from the couch cushions Synonyms of tumble agglomerate, agglomeration, alphabet soup, assortment, botch, clutter, collage, crazy quilt, farrago, gallimaufry, grab bag, gumbo, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jambalaya, jumble, jungle, litter, macédoine, medley, mélange, menagerie, miscellanea, mishmash, mixed bag, montage, motley, muddle, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, pastiche, patchwork, patchwork quilt, potpourri, ragbag, ragout, rummage, salad, salmagundi, scramble, shuffle, smorgasbord, stew, miscellany, variety, welterWords Related to tumble detritus, notions, oddments, odds and ends, sundries; accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate, conglomeration; catchall; admixture, alloy, amalgam, blend, combination, commixture, composite, compound, fusion, intermixture, mix-up; bollix, chaos, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, disorder, dog's breakfast [chiefly British], mess, morass, muddle, shambles; imbroglio, knot, snarl, tangle

  2. 2 the act of going down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily took a little tumble on the ice Synonyms of tumble slip, spill, stumble, fallWords Related to tumble header, pratfall; misstep, trip; descent, dive, plunge, skid, slide; free-fall

  3. 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 Synonyms of tumble chance-medley, confusion, disarrangement, disarray, dishevelment, disorder, disorderedness, disorderliness, disorganization, free-for-all, havoc, heck, hell, jumble, mare's nest, mess, messiness, misorder, muddle, muss, shambles, snake pit, chaos, welterWords Related to tumble anarchy, lawlessness, misrule, riot; knot, snarl, tangle; labyrinth, maze, web; maelstrom, storm; bollix, clutter, litter, mishmash, shuffle; hodgepodge, medley, miscellany, morass, motleyNear Antonyms of tumble method, pattern, plan, systemAntonyms of tumble order, orderliness


tumble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tumble

  1. 1 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily the infant stood for a moment and then tumbled on the carpet Synonyms of tumble slip, stumble, topple, trip, fallWords Related to tumble collapse, crumple, drop, flump, keel, plop, plunk (or plonk), slump (over); crash, free-fall, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, precipitate, wipe out; skid, slideAntonyms of tumble get up, rise, stand (up), uprise

  2. 2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly prices for those stocks have really tumbled Synonyms of tumble crash, crater, decline, descend, dip, dive, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, sink, skid, dropWords Related to tumble abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms of tumble accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms of tumble arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, spike, up

  3. 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 Synonyms of tumble confuse, derange, disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disjoint, dislocate, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, hash, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, rumple, scramble, shuffle, tousle, disorder, upsetWords Related to tumble embroil, entangle, snarl, tangle; agitate, perturb, stir (up), unsettle; clutterNear Antonyms of tumble align (also aline), line, line up, queue; classify, codify, methodize, systematize, systemize; adjust, fix; groom, make up, spruce (up); unscrambleAntonyms of tumble arrange, array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, regulate, straighten (up), tidy

  4. 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 Synonyms of tumble buckle, cave (in), crumple, founder, give, go, go out, implode, collapse, yieldWords Related to tumble 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 tumble inflate, rise, swell



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