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    smash

    smash - Dictionary definition and meaning for word smash

    Definition
    (noun) a vigorous blow
    Synonyms : bang , bash , belt , knock
    Example Sentence
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
    Definition
    (noun) a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
    Synonyms : smash-up
    Definition
    (noun) a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
    Synonyms : overhead
    Definition
    (noun) the act of colliding with something
    Synonyms : crash
    Example Sentence
    • his crash through the window
    • the fullback's smash into the defensive line
    Definition
    (noun) a conspicuous success
    Synonyms : bang , hit , smasher , strike
    Example Sentence
    • that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career
    • that new Broadway show is a real smasher
    • the party went with a bang
    Definition
    (verb) hit hard
    Synonyms : blast , boom , nail
    Example Sentence
    • He smashed a 3-run homer
    Definition
    (verb) break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
    Synonyms : dash
    Example Sentence
    • Smash a plate
    Definition
    (verb) reduce to bankruptcy
    Synonyms : bankrupt , break , ruin
    Example Sentence
    • My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!
    • The slump in the financial markets smashed him
    Definition
    (verb) hit violently
    Example Sentence
    • She smashed her car against the guard rail
    Definition
    (verb) humiliate or depress completely
    Synonyms : crush , demolish
    Example Sentence
    • She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation
    • The death of her son smashed her
    Definition
    (verb) damage or destroy as if by violence
    Synonyms : bang up , smash up
    Example Sentence
    • The teenager banged up the car of his mother
    Definition
    (verb) hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke Definition
    (verb) collide or strike violently and suddenly
    Example Sentence
    • The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail
    Definition
    (verb) overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful)
    Example Sentence
    • The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off
    Definition
    (verb) break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
    Example Sentence
    • The window smashed
    Definition
    (adv) with a loud crash
    Synonyms : smashingly
    Example Sentence
    • the car went smash through the fence
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