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    crash

    crash - Dictionary definition and meaning for word crash

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