collassare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

collasso +‎ -are

VerbEdit

collassàre (first-person singular present collàsso, first-person singular past historic collassài, past participle collassàto, auxiliary (transitive or intransitive) avere or (also when intransitive) essere)

  1. (transitive, medicine) to collapse (a lung, etc.)
  2. (transitive, medicine) to cause shock, nervous breakdown, etc. in (someone or something)
  3. (intransitive, also figuratively, astronomy) to collapse [auxiliary avere or essere]
  4. (intransitive, slang) to experience the maximum effect of an illicit drug [auxiliary avere or essere]

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