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Collapse is a 8 letter word which starts with the letter C and ends with the letter E for which we found 5 definitions.

(v. i.) To fall together suddenly as the sides of a hollow vessel; to close by falling or shrinking together; to have the sides or parts of (a thing) fall in together or be crushed in together; as a flue in the boiler of a steam engine sometimes collapses.
(v. i.) To fail suddenly and completely like something hollow when subject to too much pressure; to undergo a collapse; as Maximilian's government collapsed soon after the French army left Mexico; many financial projects collapse after attaining some success and importance.
(n.) A falling together suddenly as of the sides of a hollow vessel.
(n.) A sudden and complete failure; an utter failure of any kind; a breakdown.
(n.) Extreme depression or sudden failing of all the vital powers as the result of disease injury or nervous disturbance.

Syllable Information

The word collapse is a 8 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for collapse is: col-lapse

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