What is another word for Buckled?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌkə͡ld] (IPA)

Buckled is a verb that can be used to describe the act of collapsing or giving way under pressure. It can also refer to the tightening or fastening of a belt, strap or buckle. Some synonyms for buckled include: crumpled, collapsed, caved in, yielded, surrendered, failed, weakened, gave out, wilted, folded, and broke down. These words can be used interchangeably in different contexts to express a similar idea. For instance, "the building buckled under the weight of the snow" can be rephrased as "the building collapsed due to the weight of the snow" or "the structure caved in under the snow". Understanding synonyms helps to add variety and color to writing and speech.

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Usage examples for Buckled

He Buckled a fist against his teeth as a prayer tumbled through them.
"Doom of the House of Duryea"
Earl Peirce
Monck, still deadly quiet, set her on her feet against one of the wooden posts that supported the roof of the verandah, passed the strap round her waist and Buckled it firmly behind the post.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
So Horace Buckled down that time and moved up.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour

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