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