Synonyms of fall apart
▷ See fall
1 break upDictionary
• The work was never finished and bit by bit the building fell apart.
• At 420 mph the windscreen disintegrated.
fall to bits
go to seed
come apart at the seams
break into pieces
go or come to pieces
2 break downDictionary
• The national coalition fell apart five weeks ago.
• His new-found optimism dissolved.
• The crowd dispersed peacefully.
• All the armed groups will be disbanded.
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be overcomelose controlcrack up (informal)lose it (informal)go to pieces
crack up (informal)
have a breakdowncollapsebreak downgo crazy (informal)go berserkfreak out (informal)go to piecesgo ape (slang)fly off the handle (informal)come apart at the seams (informal)throw a wobbly (slang)go off the deep end (informal)go apeshit (slang)go out of your mindflip your lid (slang)go off your rocker (slang)go off your head (slang)
crumbleIf something such as a system, relationship, or hope crumbles, it comes to an end.
• Their economy crumbled under the weight of United Nations sanctions.
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