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At the outset, my notion of being a writer was that you would have moments of inspiration and moments of frustration, when you'd crumple up your pages and toss them away. On one side, the dustbin would fill up, and on the other side, pages would rise into a novel.
Tom Rachman

Meaning of "crumple" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CRUMPLE

From obsolete crump to bend; related to Old High German krimpfan to wrinkle, Old Norse kreppa to contract.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CRUMPLE

crumple  [ˈkrʌmpəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CRUMPLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crumple is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb crumple in English.

WHAT DOES CRUMPLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of crumple in the English dictionary

The first definition of crumple in the dictionary is when intr, often foll by up to collapse or cause to collapse. Other definition of crumple is when tr, often foll by up to crush or cause to be crushed so as to form wrinkles or creases. Crumple is also to shrink; shrivel.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CRUMPLE

PRESENT

Present
I crumple
you crumple
he/she/it crumples
we crumple
you crumple
they crumple
Present continuous
I am crumpling
you are crumpling
he/she/it is crumpling
we are crumpling
you are crumpling
they are crumpling
Present perfect
I have crumpled
you have crumpled
he/she/it has crumpled
we have crumpled
you have crumpled
they have crumpled
Present perfect continuous
I have been crumpling
you have been crumpling
he/she/it has been crumpling
we have been crumpling
you have been crumpling
they have been crumpling
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I crumpled
you crumpled
he/she/it crumpled
we crumpled
you crumpled
they crumpled
Past continuous
I was crumpling
you were crumpling
he/she/it was crumpling
we were crumpling
you were crumpling
they were crumpling
Past perfect
I had crumpled
you had crumpled
he/she/it had crumpled
we had crumpled
you had crumpled
they had crumpled
Past perfect continuous
I had been crumpling
you had been crumpling
he/she/it had been crumpling
we had been crumpling
you had been crumpling
they had been crumpling
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will crumple
you will crumple
he/she/it will crumple
we will crumple
you will crumple
they will crumple
Future continuous
I will be crumpling
you will be crumpling
he/she/it will be crumpling
we will be crumpling
you will be crumpling
they will be crumpling
Future perfect
I will have crumpled
you will have crumpled
he/she/it will have crumpled
we will have crumpled
you will have crumpled
they will have crumpled
Future perfect continuous
I will have been crumpling
you will have been crumpling
he/she/it will have been crumpling
we will have been crumpling
you will have been crumpling
they will have been crumpling
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would crumple
you would crumple
he/she/it would crumple
we would crumple
you would crumple
they would crumple
Conditional continuous
I would be crumpling
you would be crumpling
he/she/it would be crumpling
we would be crumpling
you would be crumpling
they would be crumpling
Conditional perfect
I would have crumple
you would have crumple
he/she/it would have crumple
we would have crumple
you would have crumple
they would have crumple
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been crumpling
you would have been crumpling
he/she/it would have been crumpling
we would have been crumpling
you would have been crumpling
they would have been crumpling
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you crumple
we let´s crumple
you crumple
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to crumple
Past participle
crumpled
Present Participle
crumpling
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CRUMPLE


ample
ˈæmpəl
counterexample
ˈkaʊntərɪɡˌzɑːmpəl
dimple
ˈdɪmpəl
example
ɪɡˈzɑːmpəl
frumple
ˈfrʌmpəl
hippocampal
ˌhɪpəˈkæmpəl
kemple
ˈkempəl
pimple
ˈpɪmpəl
resample
riːˈsɑːmpəl
rumple
ˈrʌmpəl
sample
ˈsɑːmpəl
scrumple
ˈskrʌmpəl
semple
ˈsempəl
simple
ˈsɪmpəl
stemple
ˈstɛmpəl
subsample
ˈsʌbˌsɑːmpəl
temple
ˈtɛmpəl
trample
ˈtræmpəl
uncrumple
ʌnˈkrʌmpəl
wimple
ˈwɪmpəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CRUMPLE

crumbum
crumby
crumen
crumenal
crumhorn
crummie
crummier
crummies
crummiest
crumminess
crummock
Crummock Water
crummy
crump
crumpet
crumple zones
crumpled
crumplings
crumply
crumpy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CRUMPLE

A-sample
B-sample
bedimple
biased sample
blood sample
cample
crimple
dumple
ensample
fee simple
for example
free sample
Inner Temple
matched sample
Middle Temple
oversimple
random sample
stratified sample
ultrasimple

Synonyms and antonyms of crumple in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CRUMPLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crumple» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crumple

Translation of «crumple» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CRUMPLE

Find out the translation of crumple to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crumple from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crumple» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

弄皱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arrugar
570 millions of speakers

English

crumple
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पड़ना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جعدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

деформации
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

amassar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাঁজ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

froisser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Crumple
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zerknittern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

しわくちゃにする/しわくちゃになる
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구기다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crumple
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làu nhàu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிரம்புள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुरकुती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çökmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accartocciare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zgniotu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

деформації
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mototoli
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραμόρφωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

opfrummel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

crumple
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

deformasjonssone
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crumple

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMPLE»

The term «crumple» is regularly used and occupies the 84.593 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CRUMPLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crumple

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «CRUMPLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crumple.
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Tom Rachman
At the outset, my notion of being a writer was that you would have moments of inspiration and moments of frustration, when you'd crumple up your pages and toss them away. On one side, the dustbin would fill up, and on the other side, pages would rise into a novel.
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Dwight Schultz
Today's particle physics describe light as a crumple in space, and we may have deformed space in such a way that they noticed something peculiar - and they had the ability to investigate it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRUMPLE»

Discover the use of crumple in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crumple and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Crumple: the status of Knuckle
A satirical and at times shocking story of the fear and anxiety surrounding one man's lack of control over his own destiny in a world where women belong to a secret cult intent on the elimination of the male.
Dave Cooper, 2000
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A Guide to English Grammar: Conjugation of Verbs Volume IV
A. Guide. to. English. Grammar: Crumple. (a) Active Voice 1. Indicative Mood Present Tense Singular Plural 1. I crumple 1. We crumple 2. You crumple 2. You crumple 3. He/she/it crumples 3. They crumple Past Tense Singular Plural 1.
Bessie Brooks, 2012
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golden hours
Crumple ! Come, come ! Hew — ewp, Crumple, we must get into the shed." George waited till the cow was safely housed, and then went to find his uncle. " Perhaps," said Farmer Mucklebank, when George had told his tale ; "perhaps 'tis as well ...
w.meynell whittemore, 1867
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Crumple Zone
Cee Harper is a 24 year old drama teacher in west London, winding down for the summer holidays when she arrives home to find her flat burgled and her wayward brother Dennie, mysteriously missing.
Nick Barlay, 2013
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Crumple Zone
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, McBrewster John, 2010
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The Effective Teacher's Guide: 50 Ways to Engage Students ...
An instructional activity to promote empathetic understanding is the Crumple Doll (Katz, Sax, & Fisher, 2003). Cut a paper doll out of a brown shopping bag (it will look at bit like a gingerbread man). Tell students that the paper doll represents a  ...
Nancy Frey, 2010
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Crumple
In CRUMPLE, Vivienne Plumb takes us on a series of journeys, both geographic and metaphoric.
Vivienne Plumb, 2010
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How It Works: Science and Technology
It combines a rigid safety cell (blue) with front and rear crumple zones (red), which are designed to deform in a controlled manner as they absorb the energy of an impact. Large, shock- absorbing fenders can withstand minor impacts, while  ...
Marshall Cavendish Corporation Staff, 2003
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I'll Hold You While It Hurts: True Stories That Take You ...
That . . . and Crumple. Crumple was one of the Parry's dairy cows, and she was the only member of the menage that Sally didn't adore wholeheartedly. Sally loathed and feared Crumple — ever since the day the uncertain-tempered creature ...
Arthur A. Milward, 2006
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Executive Crumple Zone
Told in a series of e-mails, this spirited novel follows the adventures of high-energy entrepreneur Dave Powers.
Michael A. Sisti, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CRUMPLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crumple is used in the context of the following news items.
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El Salvador vs. Canada | Gold Cup Match Preview
168-ranked Dominica. Is this streak the sign of a real turnaround for head coach Benito Floro's side, or will the team crumple in the Gold Cup ... «MLSsoccer.com, Jul 15»
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Serena Williams overcomes Victoria Azarenka to reach Wimbledon …
Sharapova seems to crumple every time she faces her. Evan Montgomery. at 1:09 PM July 07, 2015. Add a comment See all comments. 1. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
3
From stuffed rats to geometric abstraction
“Pattana's documentary photography illustrates the tragedy of the night street, in which vehicles crash, grate, and crumple on one another, ... «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
4
Scouting safety
... installed movable interior liner that absorbs and disperses the energy of a crash, much the way an automobile's “crumple zones” do. After two ... «Gulf Times, Jul 15»
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When reason is unreasonable and only seeing is believing
That leaves should turn to shades of rust and crumple in autumn, that crystalline frozen water should fall as light snow in the winter, that certain ... «Altmuslimah, Jul 15»
6
Crash with cow raises questions
“But if the officers were alert and driving at the posted speed limit, the BMW's safety features – crumple zone and airbags – would have offered ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
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2016 Ford F-150
It doesn't crumple like Belushi's beer can when you lean against it. Motor Trend. In its construction, its cabin, and in the way it goes down the ... «The Car Connection, Jul 15»
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Making it in Unreal: play as a self-delivering parcel in Unbox
Certainly, the simple joy of watching physics objects collide and crumple is apparent in its trailer - which sees boxes pulled off-course by chains ... «PCGamesN, Jul 15»
9
Overloading mentality
... day have windshields made of safety glass, if there are even crumple zones designed to protect passengers, or if the ornamental horses and ... «Visayan Daily Star, Jul 15»
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Ground-breaking design shakes up motorcycle helmet industry
... company installed movable interior liner that absorbs and disperses the energy of a crash, much the way an automobile's “crumple zones” do ... «Bend Bulletin, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Crumple [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/crumple>. Aug 2019 ».
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