Synonyms for (noun) tumble

Synonyms: fall, tumble, spill

Definition: a sudden drop from an upright position

Usage: he had a nasty spill on the ice

Similar words: slip, trip

Definition: an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall

Usage: he blamed his slip on the ice; the jolt caused many slips and a few spills


Synonyms: tumble

Definition: an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end

Similar words: acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt

Definition: a stunt performed by an acrobat

Synonyms for (verb) tumble

Synonyms: tumble

Definition: do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully

Similar words: work out, exercise

Definition: do physical exercise

Usage: She works out in the gym every day


Synonyms: tumble

Definition: suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat

Similar words: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened


Synonyms: tumble

Definition: put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying

Usage: Wash in warm water and tumble dry

Similar words: toss

Definition: agitate

Usage: toss the salad


Synonyms: tumble

Definition: fall suddenly and sharply

Usage: Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency

Similar words: drop

Definition: go down in value

Usage: Stock prices dropped


Synonyms: get it, get onto, get wise, latch on, cotton on, catch on, tumble, twig

Definition: understand, usually after some initial difficulty

Usage: She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on

Similar words: dig, compass, comprehend, get the picture, grasp, grok, apprehend, savvy

Definition: get the meaning of something

Usage: Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?


Synonyms: tumble

Definition: throw together in a confused mass

Usage: They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern

Similar words: scramble, jumble, throw together

Definition: bring into random order


Synonyms: tumble

Definition: roll over and over, back and forth

Similar words: roll over

Definition: make a rolling motion or turn

Usage: The dog rolled over


Synonyms: topple, tumble

Definition: fall down, as if collapsing

Usage: The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again


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


Synonyms: whirl, whirl around, tumble

Definition: fly around

Usage: The clothes tumbled in the dryer; rising smoke whirled in the air

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: tumble, tip, topple

Definition: cause to topple or tumble by pushing

Similar words: push, force

Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"