Meaning of “tumble” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “tumble” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tumble" in American English

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tumbleverb [ I ]

us /ˈtʌm·bəl/

to fall or roll quickly and without control:

Rocks tumbled down the hill.
She lost her balance and tumbled into the mud.
fig. Stock prices tumbled (= quickly lost a lot of value).
noun [ C ] us /ˈtʌm·bəl/

I took a tumble and hurt my knee.

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"tumble" in Business English

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tumbleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈtʌmbl/ us STOCK MARKET

to go down in amount or value very quickly and suddenly:

tumble to sth (from sth) Its stock has tumbled to $1.62 a share from a high of $14 last week.
tumble 20%/20 points/20 cents December crude oil tumbled 51 cents to $24.34 a barrel.
Stock and bond prices tumbled sharply.

tumblenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʌmbl/ us

a sudden and large reduction in value or amount:

Financial stocks are expected to take a tumble as interest rates rise.

(Definition of “tumble” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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