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

13 senses of crack

Sense 1
crack, check, break -- (become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
crack -- (make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 3
snap, crack -- (make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 4
crack -- (hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 5
break through, crack -- (pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county")
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 6
crack -- (break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked")
       => crack, check, break -- (become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated")

Sense 7
snap, crack -- (break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped")
       => break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

Sense 8
crack -- (gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions; "she cracked my password"; "crack a safe")
       => break in, break -- (enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act; "Someone broke in while I was on vacation"; "They broke into my car and stole my radio!"; "who broke into my account last night?")

Sense 9
crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse -- (suffer a nervous breakdown)
       => suffer, sustain, have, get -- (undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle")

Sense 10
crack -- (tell spontaneously; "crack a joke")
       => tell, narrate, recount, recite -- (narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child")

Sense 11
crack -- (cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 12
crack -- (reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking)
       => decompose, break up, break down -- (separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts)

Sense 13
crack -- (break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Antonyms of adj cracked

3 senses of cracked

Sense 1
chapped, cracked, roughened -- (used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure; "chapped lips")

INDIRECT (VIA rough) -> smooth -- (having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror")

Sense 2
alligatored, cracked -- (of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide)

INDIRECT (VIA rough) -> smooth -- (having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror")

Sense 3
balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky -- (informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy")

INDIRECT (VIA insane) -> sane -- (mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane")

Similarity of adj cracked

3 senses of cracked

Sense 1
chapped, cracked, roughened -- (used of skin roughened as a result of cold or exposure; "chapped lips")
       => rough (vs. smooth), unsmooth -- (having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face")

Sense 2
alligatored, cracked -- (of paint or varnish; having the appearance of alligator hide)
       => rough (vs. smooth), unsmooth -- (having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face")

Sense 3
balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky -- (informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy")
       => insane (vs. sane) -- (afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter")

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