HyperDic: tumble

English > 13 senses of the word tumble:
VERBmotiontumble, topplefall down, as if collapsing
motiontumble, topple, tipcause to topple or tumble by pushing
motiontumbleroll over and over, back and forth
motiontumble, whirl, whirl aroundfly around
motiontumble, crumble, crumple, break down, collapsefall apart
contacttumblethrow together in a confused / confused mass
cognitiontumble, catch on, get wise, get onto, latch on, cotton on, twig, get itunderstand, usually after some initial difficulty
changetumblefall suddenly and sharply
changetumbleput clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
changetumblesuffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
bodytumbledo gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
NOUNacttumblean acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
acttumble, spill, falla sudden drop from an upright position
tumble > pronunciation
Soundstah'mbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tumble: 13 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end.
Narrowersomersault, somerset, summersault, summerset, somersaulting, flipAn acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
Broaderacrobatic stunt, acrobatic featA stunt performed by an acrobat
Spanishvoltereta
Catalancapgirell, tombarella, voltereta
Verbstumbledo gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
English > tumble: 13 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA sudden drop from an upright position.
Synonymsspill, fall
NarrowerpratfallA fall onto your buttocks
wipeoutA spill in some sport (as a fall from a bicycle or while skiing or being capsized on a surfboard)
Broaderslip, tripAn accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
Spanishcaída
Catalancaiguda
Verbstumblefall suddenly and sharply
tumblefall down, as if collapsing
tumblecause to topple or tumble by pushing
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningfall down, as if collapsing.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"
Synonymtopple
Narrowerkeel overturn over and fall / fall
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Spanishabatir, caerse, demoler, derribar, derrocar, perder el equilibrio, venirse abajo
Catalancaure's, demolir, derrocar, ensorrar, esfondrar, tombar
Nounstumblea sudden drop from an upright position
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCause to topple or tumble by pushing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymstopple, tip
Broaderpush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Spanishdemoler, derribar, derrocar, volcar
Catalanbolcar, demolir, derrocar, enderrocar, ensorrar, tombar
Nounstumblea sudden drop from an upright position
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningroll over and over, back and forth.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Broaderroll overmake a rolling motion or turn
Spanishrevolcarse, rodar, voltear
Catalanfer tombarelles, rodolar, tombar
Nounstumblerpigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground
tumblera movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningfly around.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The clothes tumbled in the dryer"
Synonymswhirl, whirl around
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanisharremolinarse, dar vueltas, girar
Catalanarremolinar-se, fer girar, fer voltar, girar
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningfall apart.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymscrumble, crumple, break down, collapse
Caused bybreak downCause to fall or collapse
Broaderchange integritychange in physical make-up
Spanishajarse, ajar, arruinar, colapsar, derribarse, derrumbarse, desmigajarse, desmoronarse, desmoronar, desplomar, romperse, venirse abajo
Catalananar-se'n en orris, desplomar, ensorrar-se, esfondrar-se
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningthrow together in a confused / confused mass.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern"
Broaderscramble, jumble, throw togetherBring into random order
Spanishcaer, hacer caer
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 7, cognition
Meaningunderstand, usually after some initial difficulty.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscatch on, get wise, get onto, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it
Broadergrok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehendGet the meaning / meaning of something
Spanishcomprender, entender
Catalancomprendre, entendre's
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 8, change
Meaningfall suddenly and sharply.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe stock market is going to tumble
Example"Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency"
Broaderdropgo down in value
Spanishcaerse, tambalearse
Catalancaure, trontollar
Nounstumblea sudden drop from an upright position
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 9, change
Meaningput clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Wash in warm water and tumble dry"
Broadertossagitate
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 10, change
MeaningSuffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
Spanishcaerse
Catalancaure
English > tumble: 13 senses > verb 11, body
MeaningDo gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully.
PatternSomebody ----s
Narrowerrollexecute a roll, in tumbling
Broaderexercise, work outDo physical exercise
Catalanvoltejar
Nounstumblean acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
tumblera gymnast who performs rolls and somersaults and twists etc.
tumblingthe gymnastic moves of an acrobat

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