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smash

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of smash

  1. 1 a forceful coming together of two things the awful smash when his dreams got hit by reality Synonyms of smash bump, collision, concussion, crash, impingement, jar, jolt, jounce, kick, shock, slam, impact, strike, wallopWords Related to smash blow, buffet, hit, knock, punch, rap, slap, thump; bashing, battering, bludgeoning, clobbering, hammering, lambasting, licking, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; contact, encounter, meeting, touch

  2. 2 the violent coming together of two bodies into destructive contact the sound of the smash made all of the bystanders immediately whip their heads around Synonyms of smash collision, concussion, crack-up, crash, smashup, wreckWords Related to smash accident, pileup; demolishment, destruction, ruin

  3. 3 a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument she gave the tennis ball a smash and sent it flying over the other side of the net Synonyms of smash bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, blow, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap)Words Related to smash counter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping

  4. 4 a loud explosive sound the bikes collided with a huge smash Synonyms of smash bang, blast, boom, crack, crash, pop, report, slam, clap, snap, thunderclap, thwack, whack, whomp, whumpWords Related to smash thunk, wham; clang, clangor, clank, clash; knock, rap, tap; blare, clamor, howl, hubbub, hue and cry, hullabaloo, outcry, roar, tumult, uproar

  5. 5 a person or thing that is successful the new Broadway musical is a smash Synonyms of smash blockbuster, megahit, hit, success, supernova, winnerWords Related to smash blue chip, blue chipper, corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, pip, prizewinner; gem, jewel, treasure; marvel, natural, phenomenon, sensation, wonder; coup, triumph, victoryNear Antonyms of smash disappointment, fizzle, lemon, loserAntonyms of smash bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, debacle (also débâcle), dud, failure, fiasco, flop, misfire, turkey, washout


smash

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of smash

  1. 1 to cause to break with violence and much noise the drunken guest deliberately smashed a glass against the brick fireplace Synonyms of smash break down, crash, shatter Words Related to smash 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 cause to break open or into pieces by or as if by an explosive the firecracker smashed the clay pot Synonyms of smash blow, blow up, burst, demolish, explode, pop, shatter, blastWords Related to smash dynamite; annihilate, decimate, destroy; ruin, wreck; detonate, discharge; fragment, splinterNear Antonyms of smash collapse, implode

  3. 3 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of the invading troops smashed the resistance and went on to conquer the country Synonyms of smash annihilate, cream, decimate, demolish, desolate, devastate, do in, extinguish, nuke, pull down, pulverize, raze, rub out, ruin, shatter, destroy, tear down, total, vaporize, waste, wrack, wreckWords Related to smash beat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against); blast, blow up, break, cripple, damage, deface, deteriorate, disfigure, disintegrate, dissolve, dynamite, harm, impair, injure, mangle, mar, mutilate, spoil, vitiate; erode, scour, sweep (away), wash out, wear (away); dilapidate, disassemble, dismantle, gut, take down, unbuild, undo, unmake; blot out, efface, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, remove, root (out), snuff (out), stamp (out), wipe out; despoil, havoc, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack, trample, trash, vandalize; assassinate, butcher, cut down, dispatch, execute, fell, kill, kill off, massacre, mow (down), murder, slaughter, slay, take out, zapNear Antonyms of smash doctor, fix, mend, patch, recondition, repair, revamp; create, invent; assemble, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; bring about, constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conserve, preserve, protect, save; rebuild, reconstruct, remodel, renovate, restoreAntonyms of smash build, construct, erect, put up, raise, rear, set up

  4. 4 to come into usually forceful contact with something we nearly smashed into each other on the skating rink Synonyms of smash bang, bash, bump, collide, crash, impact, impinge, knock, ram, slam, hit, strike, swipe, thudWords Related to smash 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 smash miss, skirt



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