Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bust

4 senses of bust

Sense 1
flop, bust, fizzle -- (a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop")
       => failure -- (an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose; "the surprise party was a complete failure")

Sense 2
female chest, bust -- (the chest of a woman)
       => thorax, chest, pectus -- (the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates)

Sense 3
bust -- (a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person)
       => sculpture -- (a three-dimensional work of plastic art)

Sense 4
bust, tear, binge, bout -- (an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days")
       => revel, revelry -- (unrestrained merrymaking)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bust

5 senses of bust

Sense 1
break, bust -- (ruin completely; "He busted my radio!")
       => destroy, ruin -- (destroy completely; damage irreparably; "You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!"; "The tears ruined her make-up")
          Phrasal Verb-> bust up#1

Sense 2
raid, bust -- (search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house")
       => attack, assail -- (launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week")

Sense 3
tear, rupture, snap, bust -- (separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper")
       => separate, disunite, divide, part -- (force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")

Sense 4
break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart -- (go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely")
       => decay, crumble, dilapidate -- (fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay")

Sense 5
burst, bust -- (break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst")
       => break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

Antonyms of adj bust

1 sense of bust

Sense 1
broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke -- (lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term")

INDIRECT (VIA poor) -> rich -- (possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles")

Similarity of adj bust

1 sense of bust

Sense 1
broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke -- (lacking funds; "`skint' is a British slang term")
       => poor (vs. rich) -- (having little money or few possessions; "deplored the gap between rich and poor countries"; "the proverbial poor artist living in a garret")

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