HyperDic: crumple

English > 4 senses of the word crumple:
VERBmotioncrumple, crumble, tumble, break down, collapsefall apart
contactcrumple, bucklefold or collapse
contactcrumple, pucker, rumple, cockle, knitto gather something into small wrinkles or folds
changecrumple, rumple, wrinkle, crease, crinklebecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased
crumple > pronunciation
Soundskrah'mpahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > crumple: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningfall apart.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymscrumble, tumble, 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 > crumple: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningFold or collapse.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymbuckle
Broadercollapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founderbreak down, literally or metaphorically
Spanishdoblarse, encogerse
Catalandoblegar-se, encongir-se
English > crumple: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningTo gather something into small wrinkles or folds.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey crumple the sheets
Synonymspucker, rumple, cockle, knit
Broaderwrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
Similar todrawcontract
Spanisharrugar, chafarse
Catalanaixafar, arrugar-se, arrugar, xafar
English > crumple: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningBecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe sheets didn't crumple; These fabrics crumple easily
Synonymsrumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkle
Broaderfold, fold upBecome folded or folded up
Spanisharrugar

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