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Synonyms for crush

Synonyms for (noun) crush

Synonyms: crunch, crush, compaction Definition: the act of crushing

Similar words: compressing, compression Definition: applying pressure

Synonyms: infatuation, crush, calf love, puppy love Definition: temporary love of an adolescent

Similar words: love Definition: a strong positive emotion of regard and affection Usage: his love for his work; children need a lot of love

Synonyms: jam, press, crush Definition: a dense crowd of people

Similar words: crowd Definition: a large number of things or people considered together Usage: a crowd of insects assembled around the flowers

Synonyms: crush, crushed leather Definition: leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated

Similar words: leather Definition: an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning

Synonyms for (verb) crush

Synonyms: crush Definition: break into small pieces Usage: The car crushed the toy

Similar words: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up Definition: break or cause to break into pieces Usage: The plate fragmented

Synonyms: crush Definition: become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure Usage: The plastic bottle crushed against the wall

Similar words: separate, split up, come apart, break, fall apart Definition: become separated into pieces or fragments Usage: The figurine broke; The freshly baked loaf fell apart

Synonyms: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

Similar words: overcome, defeat, get the better of Definition: win a victory over Usage: You must overcome all difficulties; defeat your enemies; He overcame his shyness; He overcame his infirmity; Her anger got the better of her and she blew up

Synonyms: break down, crush Definition: make ineffective Usage: Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: crush, jam Definition: crush or bruise Usage: jam a toe

Similar words: bruise, contuse Definition: injure the underlying soft tissue or bone of Usage: I bruised my knee

Synonyms: mash, crush, squash, squeeze, squelch Definition: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition Usage: crush an aluminum can; squeeze a lemon

Similar words: press Definition: exert pressure or force to or upon Usage: He pressed down on the boards; press your thumb on this spot

Synonyms: demolish, crush, smash Definition: humiliate or depress completely Usage: She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation; The death of her son smashed her

Similar words: humble, humiliate, mortify, abase, chagrin Definition: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of Usage: He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss