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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. lose one's emotional or mental composure;
- Example: "She fell apart when her only child died"
[syn: fall apart, go to pieces]

2. go to pieces;
- Example: "The lawn mower finally broke"
- Example: "The gears wore out"
- Example: "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
[syn: break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart]

3. break or fall apart into fragments;
- Example: "The cookies crumbled"
- Example: "The Sphinx is crumbling"
[syn: crumble, fall apart]

4. become separated into pieces or fragments;
- Example: "The figurine broke"
- Example: "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
[syn: break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fall apart v 1: lose one's emotional or mental composure; "She fell apart when her only child died" [syn: fall apart, go to pieces] 2: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely" [syn: break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart] 3: break or fall apart into fragments; "The cookies crumbled"; "The Sphinx is crumbling" [syn: crumble, fall apart] 4: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart" [syn: break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart]