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CRUSH





Definition:

  1. [noun] leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated
    Synonyms: ed leather

  2. [noun] a dense crowd of people
    Synonyms: jam, press

  3. [noun] temporary love of an adolescent
    Synonyms: puppy love, calf love, infatuation

  4. [noun] the act of crushing
    Synonyms: crunch, compaction

  5. [verb] come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
    Synonyms: oppress, suppress

  6. [verb] to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
    Synonyms: squash, squelch, mash, squeeze

  7. [verb] come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
    Synonyms: beat, beat out, shell, trounce, vanquish

  8. [verb] break into small pieces; "The car crushed the toy"

  9. [verb] humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
    Synonyms: smash, demolish

  10. [verb] crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
    Synonyms: jam

  11. [verb] make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
    Synonyms: break down

  12. [verb] become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"

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