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  Words related to crash

Related / Similar Words: smash, wreck, clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, collapse, doss, doss down, go down, dash, ram, break up, break apart, barge in, gate-crash

 

Definition:
  • the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback''s smash into the defensive line";
  • a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane";
  • a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells";
  • a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures);
  • (computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative; "the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since";
  • sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it''s not very comfortable";
  • stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week";
  • undergo a sudden and severe downturn; "the economy crashed"; "will the stock market crash again?";
  • hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock";
  • undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post";
  • break violently or noisily; smash;;
  • cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the car into the gate of the palace";
  • fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea";
  • enter uninvited; informal; "let''s crash the party!";
  • move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate";
  • move with, or as if with, a crashing noise; "The car crashed through the glass door";
  • occupy, usually uninvited; "My son''s friends crashed our house last weekend";

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    Hyponyms: impingement, impaction, prang, head crash, ditch

     

    Grouped Verbs: break up, break apart

     

    Derivational Morphology: ram, clank, clangor, clangour, clang, collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder, go down, dosser, street person, smash, wreck, gatecrasher, crasher, unwelcome guest, clangoring, clash

     

     
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