Definitions for crush

Definitions for (noun) crush

Main entry: crunch, crush, compaction

Definition: the act of crushing

Main entry: infatuation, crush, calf love, puppy love

Definition: temporary love of an adolescent

Main entry: jam, press, crush

Definition: a dense crowd of people

Main entry: crush, crushed leather

Definition: leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated

Definitions for (verb) crush

Main entry: crush

Definition: break into small pieces

Usage: The car crushed the toy

Main entry: crush

Definition: become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure

Usage: The plastic bottle crushed against the wall

Main entry: 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

Main entry: break down, crush

Definition: make ineffective

Usage: Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination

Main entry: crush, jam

Definition: crush or bruise

Usage: jam a toe

Main entry: mash, crush, squash, squeeze, squelch

Definition: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

Usage: crush an aluminum can; squeeze a lemon

Main entry: 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

Main entry: crush, suppress, oppress

Definition: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority

Usage: The government oppresses political activists

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