crushed to death

Definition of crushed to death

  1. :  killed by being crushed Several people were crushed to death as the crowd rushed for the exit doors.

Word by Word Definitions

crushplay crushed
  1. :  to squeeze or force by pressure so as to alter or destroy structure

    :  to squeeze together into a mass

    :  hug, embrace

  1. :  an act of crushing

    :  the quantity of material crushed

    :  a crowding together (as of people)

  1. :  a permanent cessation of all vital (see vital 2a) functions :  the end of life — compare brain death

    :  an instance of dying

    :  the cause or occasion of loss of life

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