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Definition 1: an unsteady uneven gait - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for stagger in the sense of this definition

(stagger is a kind of ...) a person's manner of walking

Definition 2: to arrange in a systematic order - [verb of contact]

Samples where stagger or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stagger the chairs in the lecture hall

Synonyms for stagger in the sense of this definition

(stagger is a kind of ...) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

Definition 3: astound or overwhelm, as with shock - [verb of emotion]

Samples where stagger or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was staggered with bills after she tried to rebuild her house following the earthquake

(stagger is a kind of ...) overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli

Definition 4: walk as if unable to control one's movements - [verb of motion]

Samples where stagger or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The drunken man staggered into the room

Synonyms for stagger in the sense of this definition

(stagger is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

Definition 5: walk with great difficulty - [verb of motion]

Samples where stagger or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He staggered along in the heavy snow

Synonyms for stagger in the sense of this definition

(stagger is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

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