Synonyms of tumble in English:

tumble


See definition of tumble

verb

1‘he staggered a step or two and tumbled over’

SYNONYMS

fall, fall over, fall down, topple over, lose one's footing, lose one's balance, keel over, pitch over, take a spill, collapse, fall headlong, fall head over heels, fall end over end

trip, trip up, stumble

informal come a cropper

dated measure one's length

archaic grabble

2‘journalists tumbled from the room, jabbering excitedly’

SYNONYMS

hurry, rush, scramble, pile

scurry, scuttle

jump, spring, bound

3‘a narrow brook tumbled over the rocks’

SYNONYMS

cascade, fall, stream, flow, pour, spill

4‘oil prices tumbled’

SYNONYMS

fall sharply, fall steeply, plummet, plunge, dive, nosedive, take a dive, drop rapidly, slump, slide, fall, decrease, decline

informal crash, go into a tailspin

ANTONYMS

rise, soar

5‘her face was devoid of make-up, and her hair was tumbled’

SYNONYMS

tousle, dishevel, ruffle, rumple, make untidy, disarrange, disorder, mess up

North American informal muss, muss up

6‘I finally tumbled to what was happening’

SYNONYMS

realize, understand, grasp, comprehend, take in, apprehend, perceive, see, recognize

see the light

latch on to, cotton on to, catch on to, get, get wise to, get one's head around, figure out, get a fix on, get the message, get the picture, have an aha moment

British twig, suss

North American savvy


noun

1‘I took a tumble in the nettles’

SYNONYMS

fall, trip, spill

informal nosedive, header, cropper

2‘a tumble in share prices’

SYNONYMS

drop, fall, plunge, dive, nosedive, slump, decline, collapse

informal crash

ANTONYMS

rise

3‘a tumble of bed linen’

SYNONYMS

jumble, mess, clutter, confusion

chaos, disorder, disarray