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    crush - Dictionary definition and meaning for word crush

    Definition
    (noun) leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    Synonyms : crushed leather
    Definition
    (noun) a dense crowd of people
    Synonyms : jam , press
    Definition
    (noun) temporary love of an adolescent Definition
    (noun) the act of crushing
    Synonyms : compaction , crunch
    Definition
    (verb) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    Synonyms : oppress , suppress
    Example Sentence
    • The government oppresses political activists
    Definition
    (verb) to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
    Synonyms : mash , squash , squeeze , squelch
    Example Sentence
    • crush an aluminum can
    • squeeze a lemon
    Definition
    (verb) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
    Synonyms : beat , beat out , shell , trounce , vanquish
    Example Sentence
    • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
    • We beat the competition
    • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game
    Definition
    (verb) break into small pieces
    Example Sentence
    • The car crushed the toy
    Definition
    (verb) humiliate or depress completely
    Synonyms : demolish , smash
    Example Sentence
    • She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation
    • The death of her son smashed her
    Definition
    (verb) crush or bruise
    Synonyms : jam
    Example Sentence
    • jam a toe
    Definition
    (verb) make ineffective
    Synonyms : break down
    Example Sentence
    • Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination
    Definition
    (verb) become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
    Example Sentence
    • The plastic bottle crushed against the wall
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