Definition of Smash

1. Noun. A vigorous blow. "He got a bang on the head"

Exact synonyms: Bang, Bash, Belt, Knock
Generic synonyms: Blow, Bump
Derivative terms: Bang, Bash, Belt, Knock



2. Verb. Hit hard. "He smashed a 3-run homer"
Exact synonyms: Blast, Boom, Nail
Generic synonyms: Hit
Derivative terms: Blast, Smasher

3. Adverb. With a loud crash. "The car went smash through the fence"
Exact synonyms: Smashingly

4. Noun. A serious collision (especially of motor vehicles).
Exact synonyms: Smash-up
Category relationships: Automotive Vehicle, Motor Vehicle
Generic synonyms: Collision

5. Verb. Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over. "They smash the glass tubes"; "Smash a plate"
Exact synonyms: Dash
Generic synonyms: Break
Specialized synonyms: Blast, Knock Down
Derivative terms: Smasher, Smashing

6. Noun. A hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head.
Exact synonyms: Overhead
Generic synonyms: Return

7. Verb. Reduce to bankruptcy. "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
Exact synonyms: Bankrupt, Break, Ruin
Generic synonyms: Impoverish
Derivative terms: Bankruptcy

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

9. Verb. Hit violently. "She smashed her car against the guard rail"
Generic synonyms: Hit, Strike

10. Noun. A conspicuous success. "The party went with a bang"
Exact synonyms: Bang, Hit, Smasher, Strike
Generic synonyms: Success
Specialized synonyms: Blockbuster, Megahit, Smash Hit, Sleeper

11. Verb. Humiliate or depress completely. "The bad news will smash him"; "The death of her son smashed her"
Exact synonyms: Crush, Demolish
Generic synonyms: Abase, Chagrin, Humble, Humiliate, Mortify
Derivative terms: Demolition

12. Verb. Damage or destroy as if by violence. "The teenager banged up the car of his mother"
Exact synonyms: Bang Up, Smash Up
Generic synonyms: Damage
Derivative terms: Smasher

13. Verb. Hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke.
Generic synonyms: Hit

14. Verb. Collide or strike violently and suddenly. "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
Generic synonyms: Clash, Collide

15. Verb. Overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful). "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
Generic synonyms: Demolish, Destroy

16. Verb. Break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow. "The window smashed"
Generic synonyms: Break, Come Apart, Fall Apart, Separate, Split Up
Related verbs: Dash

Definition of Smash

1. v. t. To break in pieces by violence; to dash to pieces; to crush.

2. v. i. To break up, or to pieces suddenly, as the result of collision or pressure.

3. n. A breaking or dashing to pieces; utter destruction; wreck.

4. v. t. To hit (the ball) from above the level of the net with a very hard overhand stroke.

Definition of Smash

1. Noun. The sound of a violent impact, to strike violently. ¹

2. Noun. (British colloquial) A traffic accident. ¹

3. Noun. (context: colloquial entertainment) Something very successful. ¹

4. Noun. (context: tennis) A very hard overhead shot hit sharply downward. ¹

5. Verb. To break (something brittle) violently. ¹

6. Verb. To hit extremely hard. ¹

7. Verb. (figuratively) To ruin completely and suddenly. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive figuratively) To defeat overwhelmingly. ¹

9. Verb. (American English) To deform through continuous pressure. ¹

10. Verb. (intransitive) To be destroyed by being smashed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smash

1. to shatter violently [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Smash

1. To break up, or to pieces suddenly, as the result of collision or pressure. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smash

smartmouthed
smartmouthing
smartmouths
smartness
smartnesses
smartphone
smartphones
smarts
smarts off
smartweed
smartweeds
smarty
smarty pants
smarty pantses
smartypants
smash (current term)
smash-mouth
smash-up
smash and grab
smash and grabs
smash down
smash hit
smash the stack
smash up
smashable
smashed
smasher
smashers
smashes
smashie

Literary usage of Smash

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1. Tait's Edinburgh Magazine by William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone (1855)
"That the said Thomas Stalker, the Щ<х, «»sa friend of the said Gore smash ; that his и »u bU conducting agent, and that though the mayor »i- ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"to smash a window-pane, which is the commonest use of the word in ... It is thus clear that smista, to slap, occurring in the very sense of 'to smash glass' ..."

3. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1915)
"Behr's Odd Drive Volley Most Americans Overdo the smash HL Doherty the Best at ... Now we come to consideration of the smash. This play is nothing more than ..."

4. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"Behr's Odd Drive Volley Most Americans Overdo the smash HL Doherty the Best at ... Now we come to consideration of the smash. This play is nothing more than ..."

5. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1892)
"smash me ! smash me crop ! smash me hoggers ! smash me sark ! ... smash " may also be mess, or " by the mass," and "Ad smash," or " Od smash," would thus ..."

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