Synonyms for crash

Synonyms for (noun) crash

Synonyms: crash, smash

Definition: the act of colliding with something

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

Similar words: hit, hitting, striking

Definition: the act of contacting one thing with another

Usage: repeated hitting raised a large bruise; after three misses she finally got a hit


Synonyms: crash, wreck

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

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

Similar words: accident

Definition: an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury


Synonyms: clang, clangor, clangoring, clangour, clank, clash, crash

Definition: a loud resonant repeating noise

Usage: he could hear the clang of distant bells

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: collapse, crash

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

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: misadventure, mischance, mishap

Definition: an instance of misfortune

Synonyms for (verb) crash

Synonyms: doss, doss down, crash

Definition: sleep in a convenient place

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

Similar words: bed down, bunk down

Definition: go to bed

Usage: We bedded down at midnight


Synonyms: crash, go down

Definition: stop operating

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

Similar words: break, break down, die, conk out, go, go bad, give out, give way, fail

Definition: stop operating or functioning

Usage: The engine finally went; The car died on the road; The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town; The coffee maker broke; The engine failed on the way to town; her eyesight went after the accident


Synonyms: crash

Definition: undergo a sudden and severe downturn

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

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night


Synonyms: dash, crash

Definition: hurl or thrust violently

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

Similar words: cast, hurl, hurtle

Definition: throw forcefully


Synonyms: crash, ram

Definition: undergo damage or destruction on impact

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

Similar words: clash, collide

Definition: crash together with violent impact

Usage: The cars collided; Two meteors clashed


Synonyms: crash, break apart, break up

Definition: break violently or noisily; smash;

Similar words: disintegrate

Definition: break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity

Usage: The material disintegrated; the group disintegrated after the leader died


Synonyms: crash

Definition: cause to crash

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

Similar words: collide

Definition: cause to collide

Usage: The physicists collided the particles


Synonyms: crash

Definition: fall or come down violently

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

Similar words: go down, come down, fall, descend

Definition: move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way

Usage: The temperature is going down; The barometer is falling; The curtain fell on the diva; Her hand went up and then fell again


Synonyms: crash, gate-crash, barge in

Definition: enter uninvited; informal

Usage: let's crash the party!

Similar words: intrude, irrupt

Definition: enter uninvited

Usage: They intruded on our dinner party; She irrupted into our sitting room


Synonyms: crash

Definition: move violently as through a barrier

Usage: The terrorists crashed the gate

Similar words: go across, go through, pass

Definition: go across or through

Usage: We passed the point where the police car had parked; A terrible thought went through his mind


Synonyms: crash

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

Usage: The car crashed through the glass door

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: crash

Definition: make a sudden loud sound

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

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'


Synonyms: crash

Definition: occupy, usually uninvited

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

Similar words: occupy, reside, lodge in

Definition: live (in a certain place)

Usage: She resides in Princeton; he occupies two rooms on the top floor