Definitions for crash

Definitions for (noun) crash

Main entry: crash, smash

Definition: the act of colliding with something

Usage: his crash through the window; the fullback's smash into the defensive line

Main entry: crash, wreck

Definition: a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)

Usage: they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane

Main entry: clang, clangor, clangoring, clangour, clank, clash, crash

Definition: a loud resonant repeating noise

Usage: he could hear the clang of distant bells

Main entry: collapse, crash

Definition: a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

Main entry: crash

Definition: (computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative

Usage: the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since

Definitions for (verb) crash

Main entry: doss, doss down, crash

Definition: sleep in a convenient place

Usage: You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable

Main entry: crash, go down

Definition: stop operating

Usage: My computer crashed last night; The system goes down at least once a week

Main entry: crash

Definition: undergo a sudden and severe downturn

Usage: the economy crashed; will the stock market crash again?

Main entry: dash, crash

Definition: hurl or thrust violently

Usage: He dashed the plate against the wall; Waves were dashing against the rock

Main entry: crash, ram

Definition: undergo damage or destruction on impact

Usage: the plane crashed into the ocean; The car crashed into the lamp post

Main entry: crash, break apart, break up

Definition: break violently or noisily; smash;

Main entry: crash

Definition: cause to crash

Usage: The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace; Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost

Main entry: crash

Definition: fall or come down violently

Usage: The branch crashed down on my car; The plane crashed in the sea

Main entry: crash, gate-crash, barge in

Definition: enter uninvited; informal

Usage: let's crash the party!

Main entry: crash

Definition: move violently as through a barrier

Usage: The terrorists crashed the gate

Main entry: crash

Definition: move with, or as if with, a crashing noise

Usage: The car crashed through the glass door

Main entry: crash

Definition: make a sudden loud sound

Usage: the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night

Main entry: crash

Definition: occupy, usually uninvited

Usage: My son's friends crashed our house last weekend

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