Dictionary Results for tumble|
1. tumble - noun
· an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
Hypernym(s): acrobatic_stunt, acrobatic_feat
2. tumble - noun
· a sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
Synonym(s): spill, fall
Hypernym(s): slip, trip
3. tumble - verb
· fall down, as if collapsing; "The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"
Hypernym(s): descend, fall, go_down, come_down
4. tumble - verb
· cause to topple or tumble by pushing
Synonym(s): topple, tip
Hypernym(s): push, force
5. tumble - verb
· roll over and over, back and forth
6. tumble - verb
· fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
Synonym(s): whirl, whirl_around
7. tumble - verb
· fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"
Synonym(s): crumble, crumple, break_down, collapse
8. tumble - verb
· throw together in a confused mass; "They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern"
Hypernym(s): scramble, jumble, throw_together
9. tumble - verb
· understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"
Synonym(s): catch_on, get_wise, get_onto, latch_on, cotton_on, twig, get_it
Hypernym(s): grok, get_the_picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend
10. tumble - verb
· fall suddenly and sharply; "Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency"
11. tumble - verb
· put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying; "Wash in warm water and tumble dry"
12. tumble - verb
· suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
Hypernym(s): worsen, decline
13. tumble - verb
· do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
Hypernym(s): exercise, work_out
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