Synonyms for bust

Synonyms for (noun) bust

Synonyms: binge, tear, bust, bout

Definition: an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

Usage: they went on a bust that lasted three days

Similar words: revel, revelry

Definition: unrestrained merrymaking

Synonyms: bust

Definition: a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

Similar words: sculpture

Definition: a three-dimensional work of plastic art

Synonyms: female chest, bust

Definition: the chest of a woman

Similar words: thorax, pectus, chest

Definition: the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates

Synonyms: bust, flop, fizzle

Definition: a complete failure

Usage: the play was a dismal flop

Similar words: failure

Definition: an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose

Usage: the surprise party was a complete failure

Synonyms for (verb) bust

Synonyms: burst, bust

Definition: break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

Usage: The dam burst

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: fall apart, bust, break, wear, wear out

Definition: go to pieces

Usage: The lawn mower finally broke; The gears wore out; The old chair finally fell apart completely

Similar words: dilapidate, crumble, decay

Definition: fall into decay or ruin

Usage: The unoccupied house started to decay

Synonyms: break, bust

Definition: ruin completely

Usage: He busted my radio!

Similar words: ruin, destroy

Definition: destroy completely; damage irreparably

Usage: You have ruined my car by pouring sugar in the tank!; The tears ruined her make-up

Synonyms: tear, rupture, snap, bust

Definition: separate or cause to separate abruptly

Usage: The rope snapped; tear the paper

Similar words: disunite, divide, part, separate

Definition: force, take, or pull apart

Usage: He separated the fighting children; Moses parted the Red Sea

Synonyms: raid, bust

Definition: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on

Usage: The police raided the crack house

Similar words: assail, attack

Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Synonyms for (adj) bust

Synonyms: bust, broke, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke

Definition: lacking funds

Usage: `skint' is a British slang term

Similar words: poor

Definition: having little money or few possessions

Usage: deplored the gap between rich and poor countries; the proverbial poor artist living in a garret

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