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

5 senses of smash

Sense 1
knock, bash, bang, smash, belt -- (a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head")
       => blow, bump -- (an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle")

Sense 2
smash, smash-up -- (a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles))
       => collision -- (an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object; "three passengers were killed in the collision"; "the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill")

Sense 3
overhead, smash -- (a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head)
       => return -- (a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return")

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
hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang -- (a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang")
       => success -- (an attainment that is successful; "his success in the marathon was unexpected"; "his new play was a great success")

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

10 senses of smash

Sense 1
smash, nail, boom, blast -- (hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 2
smash, dash -- (break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate")
       => break -- (destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments; "He broke the glass plate"; "She broke the match")

Sense 3
bankrupt, ruin, break, smash -- (reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him")
       => impoverish -- (make poor)

Sense 4
smash -- (hit violently; "She smashed her car against the guard rail")
       => hit, strike -- (drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling")

Sense 5
crush, smash, demolish -- (humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her")
       => humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase -- (cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss")

Sense 6
bang up, smash up, smash -- (damage or destroy as if by violence; "The teenager banged up the car of his mother")
       => damage -- (inflict damage upon; "The snow damaged the roof"; "She damaged the car when she hit the tree")

Sense 7
smash -- (hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke)
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 8
smash -- (collide or strike violently and suddenly; "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail")
       => collide, clash -- (crash together with violent impact; "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed")

Sense 9
smash -- (overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful); "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off")
       => demolish, destroy -- (defeat soundly; "The home team demolished the visitors")

Sense 10
smash -- (break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow; "The window smashed")
       => break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

Synonyms of adv smash

1 sense of smash

Sense 1
smash, smashingly -- (with a loud crash; "the car went smash through the fence")

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