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

5 senses of crash

Sense 1
clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash -- (a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells")
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 2
crash, wreck -- (a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane")
       => accident -- (an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury)

Sense 3
crash, collapse -- (a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures))
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 4
crash, smash -- (the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback's smash into the defensive line")
       => hit, hitting, striking -- (the act of contacting one thing with another; "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit")

Sense 5
crash -- ((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")
       => mishap, misadventure, mischance -- (an instance of misfortune)

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

13 senses of crash

Sense 1
crash -- (fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea")
       => descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

Sense 2
crash -- (move with, or as if with, a crashing noise; "The car crashed through the glass door")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
crash, ram -- (undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post")
       => collide, clash -- (crash together with violent impact; "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed")

Sense 4
crash -- (move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate")
       => 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 5
crash, break up, break apart -- (break violently or noisily; smash;)
       => disintegrate -- (break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity; "The material disintegrated"; "the group disintegrated after the leader died")

Sense 6
crash -- (occupy, usually uninvited; "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend")
       => occupy, reside, lodge in -- (live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor")

Sense 7
crash -- (make a sudden loud sound; "the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night")
       => sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

Sense 8
barge in, crash, gate-crash -- (enter uninvited; informal; "let's crash the party!")
       => intrude, irrupt -- (enter uninvited; "They intruded on our dinner party"; "She irrupted into our sitting room")

Sense 9
crash -- (cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"; "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost")
       => collide -- (cause to collide; "The physicists collided the particles")

Sense 10
crash, dash -- (hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock")
       => hurl, hurtle, cast -- (throw forcefully)

Sense 11
crash -- (undergo a sudden and severe downturn; "the economy crashed"; "will the stock market crash again?")
       => 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 12
crash, go down -- (stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week")
       => fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down -- (stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident")

Sense 13
doss, doss down, crash -- (sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable")
       => bed down, bunk down -- (go to bed; "We bedded down at midnight")

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