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 collision, concussion, crack-up, smash, smashup, wreck Related Words 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 collapse, failure, cropper, defeat, fizzle, nonachievement, nonsuccessRelated Words futility, uselessness; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy; deficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency; disappointment, letdown, setbackNear Antonyms victory, winAntonyms accomplishment, achievement, success

  3. 3 a loud explosive sound the crash of cymbals Synonyms bang, blast, boom, crack, clap, pop, report, slam, smash, snap, thunderclap, thwack, whack, whomp, whumpRelated Words 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 bump, collision, concussion, impact, impingement, jar, jolt, jounce, kick, shock, slam, smash, strike, wallopRelated Words blow, buffet, hit, knock, punch, rap, slap, thump; bashing, battering, bludgeoning, clobbering, hammering, lambasting, licking, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; contact, encounter, meeting, touch



Synonyms and Antonyms of crash

  1. 1 to cause to break with violence and much noise crashed the vase against the wall Synonyms break down, smash, shatterRelated Words 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 bang, bash, bump, collide, hit, impact, impinge, knock, ram, slam, smash, strike, swipe, thudRelated Words bounce, carom, clunk, glance, rebound, ricochet, skim, skip; contact, land, touch; brush, graze, kiss, nudge, scrape, shave, sweep; bulldoze, jostle, muscle, press, pushNear Antonyms miss, skirt

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

  4. 4 to force one's way the drunken partygoer crashed into my room and promptly passed out Synonyms bore, bull, bulldoze, press, elbow, jam, jostle, muscle, push, shoulder, squeezeRelated Words 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 drop, crater, decline, descend, dip, dive, fall, lower, nose-dive, plummet, plunge, sink, skid, tumbleRelated Words abate, decrease, de-escalate, die (down), diminish, droop, dwindle, ebb, lessen, let up, moderate, subside, taper off, wane; recede, retreatNear Antonyms accumulate, balloon, build, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, grow, increase, intensify, mushroom, pick up, snowball, swell, waxAntonyms 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 bed [slang], doss (down) [chiefly British], retire, turn inRelated Words bunk, perch, roost, settle; doze, drop off, nap, nod, sleep, slumber, snooze; couch, lie (down), reclineNear Antonyms arouse, awake, awaken, rouse, wake, waken; bestir, stir; reawake, reawaken; shift, stirAntonyms 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 visit [slang], sojourn, stay, tarryRelated Words come by, come over, drop by, drop in, run in, step in, stop (by); frequent, hang (around or out), haunt; inhabit, occupyNear Antonyms abide, dwell, live, reside

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