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crash

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of crash

  1. 1 the violent coming together of two bodies into destructive contact the fiery crash of two jumbo jet airplanes in midair Synonyms of crash collision, concussion, crack-up, smash, smashup, wreck Words Related to crash accident, pileup; demolishment, destruction, ruin

  2. 2 a falling short of one's goals refused to be discouraged by the crash of her hairdressing business Synonyms of crash collapse, failure, cropper, defeat, fizzle, nonachievement, nonsuccessWords Related to crash futility, uselessness; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency; disappointment, letdown, setbackNear Antonyms of crash victory, winAntonyms of crash accomplishment, achievement, success

  3. 3 a loud explosive sound the crash of cymbals Synonyms of crash bang, blast, boom, crack, clap, pop, report, slam, smash, snap, thunderclap, thwack, whack, whomp, whumpWords Related to crash thunk, wham; clang, clangor, clank, clash; knock, rap, tap; blare, clamor, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar

  4. 4 a forceful coming together of two things a story about the crash of two alien cultures and the unfortunate consequences Synonyms of crash bump, collision, concussion, impact, impingement, jar, jolt, jounce, kick, shock, slam, smash, strike, wallopWords Related to crash blow, buffet, hit, knock, punch, rap, slap, thump; bashing, battering, bludgeoning, clobbering, hammering, lambasting, licking, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; contact, encounter, meeting, touch


crash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of crash

  1. 1 to cause to break with violence and much noise crashed the vase against the wall Synonyms of crash break down, smash, shatterWords Related to crash bust, fracture, fragment; annihilate, bash, decimate, demolish, desolate, destroy, devastate, nuke, pulverize, ruin, tear down, total, vaporize, waste, wrack, wreck; shiver, splinter, split; crack, crunch, crush, snap

  2. 2 to come into usually forceful contact with something the speeding car crashed into the tree with horrifying results Synonyms of crash bang, bash, bump, collide, hit, impact, impinge, knock, ram, slam, smash, strike, swipe, thudWords Related to crash bounce, carom, clunk, glance, rebound, ricochet, skim, skip; contact, land, touch; brush, graze, kiss, nudge, scrape, shave, sweep; bulldoze, jostle, muscle, press, pushNear Antonyms of crash miss, skirt

  3. 3 to stop functioning my computer crashed yet again Synonyms of crash break, break down, conk (out), fail, cut out, die, give out, stallWords Related to crash fizzle, sputter, wheeze; act up, malfunction; jamAntonyms of crash start (up)

  4. 4 to force one's way the drunken partygoer crashed into my room and promptly passed out Synonyms of crash bore, bull, bulldoze, press, elbow, jam, jostle, muscle, push, shoulder, squeezeWords Related to crash ram, shove, thrust

  5. 5 to go to a lower level especially abruptly sales of that digital camera have crashed since the competing version came out Synonyms of crash drop, crater, decline, descend, dip, dive, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, sink, skid, tumbleWords Related to crash abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms of crash accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms of crash arise, ascend, lift, mount, rise, soar, spike, up

  6. 6 slang  to go to one's bed in order to sleep I'm so exhausted that I'm just going to crash as soon as we get home Synonyms of crash bed [slang], doss (down) [chiefly British], retire, turn inWords Related to crash bunk, perch, roost, settle; doze, drop off, nap, nod, sleep, slumber, snooze; couch, lie (down), reclineNear Antonyms of crash arouse, awake, awaken, rouse, wake, waken; bestir, stir; reawake, reawaken; shift, stirAntonyms of crash arise, get up, rise, uprise

  7. 7 slang  to reside as a temporary guest I'm going to crash at my sister's apartment when I'm in New York Synonyms of crash visit [slang], sojourn, stay, tarryWords Related to crash come by, come over, drop by, drop in, run in, step in, stop (by); frequent, hang (around or out), haunt; inhabit, occupyNear Antonyms of crash abide, dwell, live, reside



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