Definition of Crash

1. Noun. A loud resonant repeating noise. "He could hear the clang of distant bells"

Exact synonyms: Clang, Clangor, Clangoring, Clangour, Clank, Clash
Generic synonyms: Noise
Derivative terms: Clang, Clang, Clangor, Clangor, Clangorous, Clangour, Clank



2. Verb. Fall or come down violently. "The branches crash from the trees"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
Generic synonyms: Come Down, Descend, Fall, Go Down

3. Noun. A serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles). "They are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
Exact synonyms: Wreck
Generic synonyms: Accident
Specialized synonyms: Prang

4. Verb. Move with, or as if with, a crashing noise. "The car crashed through the glass door"
Generic synonyms: Move

5. Noun. A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures).
Exact synonyms: Collapse
Generic synonyms: Happening, Natural Event, Occurrence, Occurrent
Derivative terms: Collapse, Collapse

6. Verb. Undergo damage or destruction on impact. "These cars won't crash "; "The car crashed into the lamp post"
Exact synonyms: Ram
Generic synonyms: Clash, Collide

7. Noun. The act of colliding with something. "The fullback's smash into the defensive line"
Exact synonyms: Smash
Generic synonyms: Hit, Hitting, Striking
Specialized synonyms: Impaction, Impingement

8. Verb. Move violently as through a barrier. "The terrorists crashed the gate"
Generic synonyms: Go Across, Go Through, Pass

9. Noun. (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"
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Generic synonyms: Misadventure, Mischance, Mishap
Specialized synonyms: Head Crash

10. Verb. Break violently or noisily; smash. "The glass tubes crash"
Exact synonyms: Break Apart, Break Up
Generic synonyms: Disintegrate

11. Verb. Occupy, usually uninvited. ; "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
Generic synonyms: Lodge In, Occupy, Reside

12. Verb. Make a sudden loud sound. "The waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"
Generic synonyms: Go, Sound

13. Verb. Enter uninvited; informal. "Let's crash the party!"
Exact synonyms: Barge In, Gate-crash
Generic synonyms: Intrude, Irrupt
Derivative terms: Crasher

14. Verb. Cause to crash. "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"
Causes: Break Apart, Break Up
Related verbs: Break Apart, Break Up
Specialized synonyms: Wrap, Prang, Ditch
Generic synonyms: Collide

15. Verb. Hurl or thrust violently. "Waves were dashing against the rock"
Exact synonyms: Dash
Generic synonyms: Cast, Hurl, Hurtle

16. Verb. Undergo a sudden and severe downturn. "Will the stock market crash again?"
Generic synonyms: Change

17. Verb. Stop operating. "The system goes down at least once a week"
Exact synonyms: Go Down
Generic synonyms: Break, Break Down, Conk Out, Die, Fail, Give Out, Give Way, Go, Go Bad

18. Verb. Sleep in a convenient place. "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"
Exact synonyms: Doss, Doss Down
Generic synonyms: Bed Down, Bunk Down
Derivative terms: Dosser

Definition of Crash

1. v. t. To break in pieces violently; to dash together with noise and violence.

2. v. i. To make a loud, clattering sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once; to break in pieces with a harsh noise.

3. n. A loud, sudden, confused sound, as of many things falling and breaking at once.

4. n. Coarse, heavy, narrow linen cloth, used esp. for towels.

Definition of Crash

1. Noun. An automobile, airplane, or other vehicle accident. ¹

2. Noun. A computer malfunction that is caused by faulty software, and makes the system either partially or totally inoperable. ¹

3. Noun. A loud sound as made for example by cymbals. ¹

4. Noun. A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures) ¹

5. Noun. ; ''the stock market ''crash''''' ¹

6. Noun. A comedown of a drug. ¹

7. Noun. A group of rhinoceroses. ¹

8. Adjective. quick, fast, intensive ¹

9. Verb. (transitive) To collide with something destructively, fall or come down violently. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To severely damage or destroy something by causing it to collide with something else. ¹

11. Verb. (transitive slang) (via gatecrash) To attend a social event without invitation. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive management) To accelerate a project or a task or its schedule by devoting more resources to it. ¹

13. Verb. (intransitive) To make or experience informal temporary living arrangements. ¹

14. Verb. (computing software intransitive) To terminate extraordinarily. ¹

15. Verb. (computing software transitive) To cause to terminate extraordinarily. ¹

16. Verb. (intransitive) To experience a period of depression and/or lethargy after a period of euphoria, as after the euphoric effect of a psychotropic drug has dissipated. ¹

17. Noun. (context: fibre) Plain linen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crash

1. to collide noisily [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crash

craquelure
craquelures
crare
crares
crases
craseur
crash (current term)
crash-dive
crash-land
crash-landing
crash and burn
crash barrier
crash barriers
crash box
crash boxes
crash cart
crash course
crash courses
crash cymbal
crash diet
crash diets

Literary usage of Crash

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1857)
"And crash, crash, crash, Kings mit tlit* country chimes — Whilst failure, ... In stocks ail shaven an A*d crash, cr*h, crash, lu scrip by the panic torn ..."

2. Air Bag Safety: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by Larry Pressler (1998)
"Information, both written descriptions and photographs, is provided on crash circumstances, including precrash maneuvers and scene information, ..."

3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... noise, racket; (ryske) crash; (me- lu) clamor, turmoil, uproar; ... (be) crash(ing), give a series of crashes; make (1. cause) a din: ..."

4. Learning about Our World and Our Past: Using the Tools & Resources of by Evelyn Hawkins (1999)
"It focused on the two personal accounts of the crash and asked students to do a close comparative reading of these accounts. A response scored as "Complete" ..."

5. The Early Hanoverians by Edward Ellis Morris (1896)
"Walpole. who had not been in office when the South Sea crash™* Act was ... The difference between the English and the French crash may be shortly summed up. ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1857)
"And crash, crash, crash, Kings mit tlit* country chimes — Whilst failure, ... In stocks ail shaven an A*d crash, cr*h, crash, lu scrip by the panic torn ..."

7. Air Bag Safety: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by Larry Pressler (1998)
"Information, both written descriptions and photographs, is provided on crash circumstances, including precrash maneuvers and scene information, ..."

8. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... noise, racket; (ryske) crash; (me- lu) clamor, turmoil, uproar; ... (be) crash(ing), give a series of crashes; make (1. cause) a din: ..."

9. Learning about Our World and Our Past: Using the Tools & Resources of by Evelyn Hawkins (1999)
"It focused on the two personal accounts of the crash and asked students to do a close comparative reading of these accounts. A response scored as "Complete" ..."

10. The Early Hanoverians by Edward Ellis Morris (1896)
"Walpole. who had not been in office when the South Sea crash™* Act was ... The difference between the English and the French crash may be shortly summed up. ..."

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