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Definition of Crash

Verb: crash  krash

  1. Fall or come down violently
    "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
     
  2. Move with, or as if with, a crashing noise
    "The car crashed through the glass door"
     
  3. Undergo damage or destruction on impact
    "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post";
    - ram
     
  4. Move violently as through a barrier
    "The terrorists crashed the gate"
     
  5. Break violently or noisily; smash;
    - break up, break apart
     
  6. Occupy, usually uninvited
    "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
     
  7. Make a sudden loud sound
    "the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"
     
  8. Enter uninvited; informal
    "let's crash the party!"; "let's gate-crash the party!";
    - barge in, gate-crash
     
  9. Cause to collide with something destructively
    "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"; "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"
     
  10. Hurl or thrust violently
    "He crashed the plate against the wall";
    - dash
     
  11. Undergo a sudden and severe downturn
    "the economy crashed"; "will the stock market crash again?"
     
  12. Stop operating
    "My computer crashed last night";
    - go down
     
  13. Sleep in a convenient place
    "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable";
    - doss, doss down
Noun: crash  krash
  1. A loud resonant repeating noise
    "he could hear the crash of distant bells";
    - clang, clangor [US], clangour [Brit, Cdn], clangoring [US], clank, clash, clangouring [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. A serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
    "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane";
    - wreck [N. Amer]
     
  3. A sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
    - collapse
     
  4. The act of colliding with something
    "his crash through the window";
    - smash
     
  5. (computing) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative
    "the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"

See also:
crases
crashed

Anagrams containing the word crash

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