Synonyms for (verb) crumple

Synonyms: rumple, crumple, crease, crinkle, wrinkle

Definition: become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

Usage: This fabric won't wrinkle

Similar words: fold, fold up

Definition: become folded or folded up

Usage: The bed folds in a jiffy


Synonyms: rumple, crumple, pucker, cockle, knit

Definition: to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

Usage: She puckered her lips

Similar words: crease, crinkle, crisp, wrinkle, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up

Definition: make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in

Usage: The dress got wrinkled; crease the paper like this to make a crane


Synonyms: crumple, buckle

Definition: fold or collapse

Usage: His knees buckled

Similar words: founder, fall in, break, cave in, collapse, give, give way

Definition: break down, literally or metaphorically

Usage: The wall collapsed; The business collapsed; The dam broke; The roof collapsed; The wall gave in; The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice


Synonyms: collapse, break down, crumble, crumple, tumble

Definition: fall apart

Usage: the building crumbled after the explosion; Negotiations broke down

Similar words: change integrity

Definition: change in physical make-up