HyperDic: crush

English > 12 senses of the word crush:
VERBsocialcrush, oppress, suppresscome down on or keep down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of one's authority
contactcrush, squash, squelch, mash, squeezeto compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
competitioncrush, beat, beat out, shell, trounce, vanquishcome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
changecrushbreak into small pieces
emotioncrush, smashhumiliate or depress completely
contactcrush, jamcrush or bruise
competitioncrush, break downmake ineffective
changecrushbecome injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
NOUNsubstancecrush, crushed leatherleather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
groupcrush, jam, pressa dense crowd of people
feelingcrush, puppy love, calf love, infatuationtemporary love / love of an adolescent
actcrush, crunch, compactionthe act of crushing
crush > pronunciation
Soundskrah'sh
Rhymesblush ... underbrush: 17 rhymes with ahsh...
English > crush: 12 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningLeather that has had its grain pattern accentuated.
Synonymcrushed leather
BroaderleatherAn animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
English > crush: 12 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA dense crowd of people.
Synonymsjam, press
Narrowertraffic jam, snarl-upA number of vehicles blocking one another until they can scarcely move
BroadercrowdA large number of things or people considered together
Spanishaglomeración, gentío, muchedumbre, turba
Catalanaglomeració, gentada, munió, turba
English > crush: 12 senses > noun 3, feeling
Meaningtemporary love / love of an adolescent.
Synonymspuppy love, calf love, infatuation
BroaderloveA strong positive emotion of regard and affection
Spanishamor de adolescentes, amor juvenil, amor pasajero, enamoramiento, encaprichamiento, primer amor
Catalanamor juvenil, enamoriscament, encaterinament
English > crush: 12 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of crushing.
Synonymscrunch, compaction
Narrowergrind, mill, pulverization, pulverisationThe act of grinding to a powder or dust
Broadercompression, compressingapplying pressure
Spanishcrujido
Catalancruixit
Verbscrushbreak into small pieces
crushto compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcome down on or keep down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of one's authority.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsoppress, suppress
Narrowerrepress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reducePut down by force or intimidation
Spanishabrumar, oprimir, reprimir
Catalanaclaparar, afeixugar, esclafar, fer callar, oprimir, reprimir
Nounscrushingforceful prevention
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTo compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"crush an aluminum can"
Synonymssquash, squelch, mash, squeeze
Narrowerstampcrush or grind with a heavy instrument
steamrollercrush with a steamroller as if to level
telescopecrush together or collapse
treadcrush as if by treading on
wringTwist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
BroaderpressExert pressure or force to or upon
Spanishaplastar, chafar, chapotear, estrujar, machacar, majar, moler
Catalanaclaparar, aixafar, esclafar, esprémer, moldre, xafar
Nounscrushthe act of crushing
crushera device that crushes / crushes something
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to crush his opponent
Synonymsbeat, beat out, shell, trounce, vanquish
EntailswinBe the winner in a contest or competition
Narrowercheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockeydefeat someone through trickery or deceit
checkmate, mateplace an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game / game / game
cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lickBeat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
eliminateRemove from a contest or race
get the best, have the best, overcomeOvercome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
get the jumpBe there first
immobilize, immobilisemake defenseless
outdo, outflank, trump, best, scoopget the better of
outfightTo fight better than
outplayexcel or defeat in a game / game / game
outpoint, outscorescore more points than one's opponents
overcome, get over, subdue, surmount, masterGet on top of
overpower, overmaster, overwhelmOvercome by superior force
spread-eagle, spreadeagle, routdefeat disastrously
surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperformBe or do something to a greater degree
walk overBeat easily
whompBeat overwhelmingly
worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack updefeat thoroughly
Broaderget the better of, overcome, defeatwin a victory over
Similar tooutwit, overreach, outsmart, outfox, beat, circumventBeat through cleverness and wit
Spanishaplastar, bombardear, dar una paliza, derrotar, ganar, triunfar, vencer
Catalanconquerir, derrotar, guanyar, vèncer
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningbreak into small pieces.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey crush the glass tubes
Example"The car crushed the toy"
NarrowerbruiseBreak up into small pieces for food preparation
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishaplastar, hacer añicos, machacar, pulverizar, triturar
Catalanaixafar, fer miques, triturar
Nounscrushthe act of crushing
crushera device that crushes / crushes something
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 5, emotion
Meaninghumiliate or depress completely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will crush him
Example"She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"
Synonymsmash
Broaderhumiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseCause to feel shame
Spanishderruir
Catalanderruir
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningcrush or bruise.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymjam
Broaderbruise, contuseinjure the underlying soft tissue or bone of
Spanishaplastar, machacar, magullar, majar, moler, triturar
Catalanaixafar, esclafar, moldre, triturar
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 7, competition
Meaningmake ineffective.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymbreak down
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishacabar con, derribar, destruir, romper
Catalanderrocar, rompre, trencar
English > crush: 12 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningBecome injured, broken, or distorted by pressure.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
ModelThe glass tubes crush
Example"The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments

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