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Synonyms for crash

Noun

1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash, noise
usage: a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
2. crash, wreck, accident
usage: a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
3. crash, collapse, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
usage: a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
4. crash, smash, hit, hitting, striking
usage: the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback's smash into the defensive line"
5. crash, mishap, misadventure, mischance
usage: (computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative; "the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"

Verb

1. crash, descend, fall, go down, come down
usage: fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
2. crash, move
usage: move with, or as if with, a crashing noise; "The car crashed through the glass door"
3. crash, ram, collide, clash
usage: undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post"
4. crash, pass, go through, go across
usage: move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate"
5. crash, break up, break apart, disintegrate
usage: break violently or noisily; smash;
6. crash, occupy, reside, lodge in
usage: occupy, usually uninvited; "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
7. crash, sound, go
usage: make a sudden loud sound; "the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"
8. barge in, crash, gate-crash, intrude, irrupt
usage: enter uninvited; informal; "let's crash the party!"
9. crash, collide
usage: cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"; "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"
10. crash, dash, hurl, hurtle, cast
usage: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
11. crash, change
usage: undergo a sudden and severe downturn; "the economy crashed"; "will the stock market crash again?"
12. crash, go down, fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down
usage: stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"
13. doss, doss down, crash, bed down, bunk down
usage: sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"
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