Associations to the word «Stumble»

Wiktionary

STUMBLE, noun. A fall, trip or substantial misstep.
STUMBLE, noun. An error or blunder.
STUMBLE, noun. A clumsy walk.
STUMBLE, verb. (intransitive) To trip or fall; to walk clumsily.
STUMBLE, verb. (intransitive) To make a mistake or have trouble.
STUMBLE, verb. (transitive) To cause to stumble or trip.
STUMBLE, verb. (transitive) (figurative) To mislead; to confound; to cause to err or to fall.
STUMBLE, verb. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
STUMBLE ACROSS, verb. To discover or find something by accident
STUMBLE ACROSS, verb. To meet somebody by chance
STUMBLE AGAINST, verb. (figuratively) To discover or find something by accident.
STUMBLE AGAINST, verb. (figuratively) To meet somebody by chance.
STUMBLE ON, verb. To discover or find something by accident
STUMBLE ON, verb. To meet somebody by chance
STUMBLE UPON, verb. (figuratively) To discover or find something by accident.
STUMBLE UPON, verb. (figuratively) To meet somebody by chance.

Dictionary definition

STUMBLE, noun. An unsteady uneven gait.
STUMBLE, noun. An unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep".
STUMBLE, verb. Walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about".
STUMBLE, verb. Miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root".
STUMBLE, verb. Encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant".
STUMBLE, verb. Make an error; "She slipped up and revealed the name".

Wise words

Words derive their power from the original word.
Meister Eckhart