Crumble – meaning of the word and examples

To break, or cause something to break, into small pieces. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To become weaker in strength or influence. (Cambridge Dictionary)

If something crumbles, or if you crumble it, it breaks into a lot of small pieces. (Collins Dictionary)

If an old building or piece of land is crumbling, parts of it keep breaking off. (Collins Dictionary)

If something such as a system, relationship, or hope crumbles, it comes to an end.

Break or fall apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration. (Oxford Dictionaries)


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