Synonyms for smash

Synonyms for (noun) smash

Synonyms: smash, smasher, strike, bang, hit

Definition: a conspicuous success

Usage: that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career; that new Broadway show is a real smasher; the party went with a bang

Similar words: success

Definition: an attainment that is successful

Usage: his success in the marathon was unexpected; his new play was a great success


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: overhead, smash

Definition: a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head

Similar words: return

Definition: a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player

Usage: he won the point on a cross-court return


Synonyms: smash, smash-up

Definition: a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)

Similar words: collision

Definition: an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object

Usage: three passengers were killed in the collision; the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill


Synonyms: bang, bash, belt, smash, knock

Definition: a vigorous blow

Usage: the sudden knock floored him; he took a bash right in his face; he got a bang on the head

Similar words: bump, blow

Definition: an impact (as from a collision)

Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Synonyms for (verb) smash

Synonyms: smash

Definition: break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow

Usage: The window smashed

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: smash, dash

Definition: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over

Usage: Smash a plate

Similar words: break

Definition: destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments

Usage: He broke the glass plate; She broke the match


Synonyms: smash

Definition: overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful)

Usage: The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off

Similar words: demolish, destroy

Definition: defeat soundly

Usage: The home team demolished the visitors


Synonyms: blast, boom, smash, nail

Definition: hit hard

Usage: He smashed a 3-run homer

Similar words: hit

Definition: deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

Usage: He hit her hard in the face


Synonyms: smash

Definition: collide or strike violently and suddenly

Usage: The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail

Similar words: clash, collide

Definition: crash together with violent impact

Usage: The cars collided; Two meteors clashed


Synonyms: smash

Definition: hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball


Synonyms: smash, smash up, bang up

Definition: damage or destroy as if by violence

Usage: The teenager banged up the car of his mother

Similar words: damage

Definition: inflict damage upon

Usage: The snow damaged the roof; She damaged the car when she hit the tree


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


Synonyms: smash

Definition: hit violently

Usage: She smashed her car against the guard rail

Similar words: strike, hit

Definition: drive something violently into a location

Usage: he hit his fist on the table; she struck her head on the low ceiling


Synonyms: bankrupt, break, smash, ruin

Definition: reduce to bankruptcy

Usage: My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!; The slump in the financial markets smashed him

Similar words: impoverish

Definition: make poor