Translation of "collapse" - English-Spanish dictionary

collapse

verb uk /kəˈlæps/ us /kəˈlæps/ present participle collapsing, past tense and past participle collapsed

to fall down, sometimes breaking into pieces

desplomarse
The roof collapsed under the weight of the snow.

If someone collapses, they fall down, usually as a result of being sick or weak.

desplomarse
He collapsed and died of a heart attack.
collapse noun [ no plural ] uk /kəˈlæps/ us /kəˈlæps/

desplome
the collapse of a building during the earthquake

(Translation of “collapse” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

collapse

verb /kəˈlӕps/

to fall down and break into pieces

derrumbarse
The bridge collapsed under the weight of the traffic.

(of a person) to fall down especially unconscious, because of illness, shock etc

sufrir un colapso
She suffered a heart attack and collapsed.

to break down, fail

fracasar
The talks between the two countries have collapsed.

to fold up or to (cause to) come to pieces (intentionally)

plegarse
Do these chairs collapse?
collapsible adjective

able to be folded up etc

plegable
These tables are collapsible.

(Translation of “collapse” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)