Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stagger

1 sense of stagger

Sense 1
lurch, stumble, stagger -- (an unsteady uneven gait)
       => gait -- (a person's manner of walking)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stagger

4 senses of stagger

Sense 1
stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen -- (walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room")
       => walk -- (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")

Sense 2
stagger, flounder -- (walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow")
       => walk -- (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")

Sense 3
stagger, distribute -- (to arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 4
stagger -- (astound or overwhelm, as with shock; "She was staggered with bills after she tried to rebuild her house following the earthquake")
       => overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake -- (overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli)

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