HyperDic: crash

English > 18 senses of the word crash:
VERBmotioncrashfall or come down violently
motioncrashmove with, or as if with, a crashing noise
contactcrash, ramundergo damage or destruction on impact
motioncrashmove violently as through a barrier / barrier
contactcrash, break up, break apartbreak violently or noisily
stativecrashoccupy, usually uninvited
perceptioncrashmake a sudden loud sound
motioncrash, barge in, gate-crashenter uninvited
contactcrashcause to crash
contactcrash, dashhurl or thrust violently
changecrashundergo a sudden and severe downturn
changecrash, go downstop operating
bodycrash, doss, doss downsleep in a convenient place
NOUNeventcrash, clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clasha loud resonant repeating noise
eventcrash, wrecka serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
eventcrash, collapsea sudden large decline of business or the prices / prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
actcrash, smashthe act of colliding with something
eventcrash(computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative
crash > pronunciation
Soundskrae'sh
Rhymesabash ... whiplash: 38 rhymes with aesh...
English > crash: 18 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA loud resonant repeating noise.
Synonymsclang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash
Broadernoisesound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)
Spanishestrépito, estruendo
Catalanestrèpit
Verbscrashmove with, or as if with, a crashing noise
English > crash: 18 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles).
Example"they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
Synonymwreck
NarrowerprangA crash involving a car or plane
BroaderaccidentAn unfortunate mishap
Spanishchoque
Catalantopada, xoc
Verbscrashundergo damage or destruction on impact
English > crash: 18 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA sudden large decline of business or the prices / prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures).
Synonymcollapse
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishhundimiento, quiebra
Verbscrashundergo a sudden and severe downturn
English > crash: 18 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of colliding with something.
Example"his crash through the window"
Synonymsmash
Narrowerimpingement, impactionA sharp collision produced by striking or dashing against something
Broaderhit, hitting, strikingThe act of contacting one thing with another
Spanishcastaña, choque, colisión
Catalantopada, xoc
Verbscrashundergo damage or destruction on impact
English > crash: 18 senses > noun 5, event
Meaning(computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative.
Example"the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Narrowerhead crash(computer science) a crash of a read/write head in a hard disk drive (usually caused by contact of the head with the surface of the magnetic disk)
Broadermishap, misadventure, mischanceAn instance of misfortune
Spanishcrash
Verbscrashstop operating
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningfall or come down violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe branches crash from the trees
Examples
  • "The branch crashed down on my car"
  • "The plane crashed in the sea"
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Spanishcaer, derrumbarse, destruirse, quebrarse, venirse abajo
Catalandestruir, estavellar-se, rompre's, topar, trencar-se, xocar
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove with, or as if with, a crashing noise.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The car crashed through the glass door"
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishchocar, colisionar, estrellarse, moverse ruidosamente, quebrarse
Catalanestavellar-se, rompre's, topar, xocar
Nounscrasha loud resonant repeating noise
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningUndergo damage or destruction on impact.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThese cars won't crash
Examples
  • "the plane crashed into the ocean"
  • "The car crashed into the lamp post"
Synonymram
Broadercollide, clashcrash together with violent impact
Spanishchocar, estrellarse
Catalanestavellar-se, topar, xocar
Nounscrashthe act of colliding with something
crasha serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove violently as through a barrier / barrier.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The terrorists crashed the gate"
Broaderpassgo across or through
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningbreak violently or noisily; smash.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe glass tubes crash
Synonymsbreak up, break apart
Caused bycrashCause to crash
Broaderdisintegratebreak / break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity
Similar tocrashCause to crash
Spanishestrellarse, quebrarse, separar, terminar
Catalanesclatar, estavellar-se, rompre, topar, trencar-se, trencar, xocar
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 6, stative
MeaningOccupy, usually uninvited.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
Broaderoccupy, reside, lodge inLive (in a certain place)
Spanishcolarse, instalarse
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 7, perception
MeaningMake a sudden loud sound.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 8, motion
MeaningEnter uninvited; informal.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"let's crash the party!"
Synonymsbarge in, gate-crash
Broaderintrude, irruptEnter uninvited
Spanishimponerse, inmiscuirse
Catalanimmiscuir-se, imposar-se
Nounscrashersomeone who gets in (to a party) without an invitation or without paying
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 9, contact
MeaningCause to crash.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"
  • "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"
Cause tocrash, break up, break apartbreak violently or noisily
Narrowerditchcrash or crash-land
prangcrash
wrapCrash into so as to coil around
BroadercollideCause to collide
Similar tocrash, break up, break apartbreak violently or noisily
Spanishchocar
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 10, contact
Meaninghurl or thrust violently.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymdash
Broaderhurl, hurtle, castThrow forcefully
Spanisharrojar, chocar, colisionar, estrellar, tirar violentamente
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 11, change
MeaningUndergo a sudden and severe downturn.
PatternSomething ----s
Examples
  • "the economy crashed"
  • "will the stock market crash again?"
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Nounscrasha sudden large decline of business or the prices / prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 12, change
Meaningstop operating.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"My computer crashed last night"
Synonymgo down
Broaderfail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break downstop operating or functioning
Spanishdejar de funcionar, estropearse
Nounscrash(computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative
English > crash: 18 senses > verb 13, body
Meaningsleep in a convenient place.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"
Synonymsdoss, doss down
Broaderbed down, bunk downgo to bed
Spanishecharse
Catalanajeure's

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