Synonyms for crunch

Synonyms for (noun) crunch

Synonyms: crunch, crush, compaction

Definition: the act of crushing

Similar words: compressing, compression

Definition: applying pressure


Synonyms: crunch

Definition: the sound of something crunching

Usage: he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path

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: crunch

Definition: a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources)

Usage: an end-of-the year crunch; a financial crunch

Similar words: situation

Definition: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty

Usage: the dangerous situation developed suddenly; that's quite a situation; no human situation is simple

Synonyms for (verb) crunch

Synonyms: bray, comminute, grind, crunch, mash

Definition: reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

Usage: grind the spices in a mortar; mash the garlic

Similar words: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up

Definition: break or cause to break into pieces

Usage: The plate fragmented


Synonyms: crackle, crunch, scranch, scraunch

Definition: make a crushing noise

Usage: his shoes were crunching on the gravel

Similar words: make noise, noise, resound

Definition: emit a noise


Synonyms: munch, crunch

Definition: chew noisily

Usage: The children crunched the celery sticks

Similar words: chew, jaw, manducate, masticate

Definition: chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth

Usage: He jawed his bubble gum; Chew your food and don't swallow it!; The cows were masticating the grass


Synonyms: grind, crunch, cranch, craunch

Definition: press or grind with a crushing noise

Similar words: press

Definition: exert pressure or force to or upon

Usage: He pressed down on the boards; press your thumb on this spot