Textual thesaurus for "fall apart"

(verb) separate, split up, come apart, break

become separated into pieces or fragments

The figurine broke; The freshly baked loaf fell apart

(verb) crumble

break or fall apart into fragments

The cookies crumbled; The Sphinx is crumbling

(verb) bust, break, wear, wear out

go to pieces

The lawn mower finally broke; The gears wore out; The old chair finally fell apart completely

(verb) go to pieces

lose one's emotional or mental composure

She fell apart when her only child died