HyperDic: smash

English > 16 senses of the word smash:
VERBcontactsmash, nail, boom, blasthit hard
changesmash, dashbreak into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
possessionsmash, bankrupt, ruin, breakreduce to bankruptcy
motionsmashhit violently
emotionsmash, crushhumiliate or depress completely
contactsmash, bang up, smash updamage or destroy as if by violence
contactsmashhit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
contactsmashcollide or strike violently and suddenly
competitionsmashoverthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful)
changesmashbreak suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
NOUNeventsmash, knock, bash, bang, belta vigorous blow
eventsmash, smash-upa serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
actsmash, overheada hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
actsmash, crashthe act of colliding with something
actsmash, hit, smasher, strike, banga conspicuous success
ADVERBallsmash, smashinglywith a loud crash
smash > pronunciation
Soundssmae'sh
Rhymesabash ... whiplash: 38 rhymes with aesh...
English > smash: 16 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA vigorous blow.
Synonymsknock, bash, bang, belt
Broaderblow, bumpAn impact (as from a collision)
Spanishcinturón, derribo, golpe fuerte, golpe, hostia, lechazo, leche, mamporro, piña, tortazo, zambombazo
Catalanhòstia, llet, trompada
Verbssmashbreak into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
smashhit hard
smashdamage or destroy as if by violence
English > smash: 16 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA serious collision (especially of motor vehicles).
Synonymsmash-up
Categorymotor vehicle, automotive vehicleA self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
BroadercollisionAn accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object
Spanishchoque, trompazo
Catalantrompada
Verbssmashcollide or strike violently and suddenly
English > smash: 16 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head.
Synonymoverhead
BroaderreturnA tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player
Catalanesmaixada
Verbssmashhit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
English > smash: 16 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of colliding with something.
Example "the fullback's smash into the defensive line"
Synonymcrash
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
English > smash: 16 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA conspicuous success.
Example "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"
Synonymshit, smasher, strike, bang
Narrowerblockbuster, megahit, smash hitAn unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
sleeperAn unexpected hit
BroadersuccessAn attainment that is successful
Spanishexitazo, éxito, golpe, triunfar, triunfo
Catalancop, èxit, xoc
English > smash: 16 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith a loud crash.
Example"the car went smash through the fence"
Synonymsmashingly
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghit hard.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He smashed a 3-run homer"
Synonymsnail, boom, blast
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishaplastar, chafar
Catalanaixafar, esclafar
Nounssmasha vigorous blow
smashera person who smashes / smashes / smashes something
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningbreak into pieces, as by striking or knocking over.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey smash the glass tubes
Example"Smash a plate"
Synonymdash
Narrowerblast, knock downShatter as if by explosion
BroaderbreakDestroy the integrity of
Similar tosmashbreak suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
Spanishlanzarse, quebrar, romper
Catalanrompre, trencar
Nounssmasha vigorous blow
smashera person who smashes / smashes / smashes something
smashingthe act of breaking something into small pieces
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningReduce to bankruptcy.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
Synonymsbankrupt, ruin, break
Broaderimpoverishmake poor
Spanisharruinar, hacer quebrar
Catalanarruïnar, fer enfonsar
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaninghit violently.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"She smashed her car against the guard rail"
Broaderhit, strikeDrive something violently into a location
Spanishdestrozar, estrellar
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 5, emotion
Meaninghumiliate or depress completely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example "The death of her son smashed her"
Synonymcrush
Broaderhumiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abaseCause to feel shame
Spanishderruir
Catalanderruir
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningdamage or destroy as if by violence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsbang up, smash up
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanishdestrozar, hacer pedazos, quebrar
Catalandestrossar, fer miques, rompre, trencar
Nounssmasha vigorous blow
smashera person who smashes / smashes / smashes something
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaninghit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Nounssmasha hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningcollide or strike violently and suddenly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
Broadercollide, clashcrash together with violent impact
Nounssmasha serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 9, competition
Meaningoverthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
Broaderdemolish, destroydefeat soundly
English > smash: 16 senses > verb 10, change
Meaningbreak suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The window smashed"
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Similar tosmash, dashbreak into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
Spanishromper

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