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Synonyms of crash in English:


  • 1 the car crashed into a tree
    smash into, collide with, be in collision with, hit, strike, ram, cannon into, plow into, meet head-on, run into, impact
  • 2 he crashed his car
    smash, wreck
    informal total
  • 3 waves crashed against the shore
    dash against, batter, pound, lash (against), slam (against), be hurled against
  • 4 thunder crashed overhead
    boom, crack, roll, clap, explode, bang, blast, blare, resound, reverberate, rumble, thunder, echo
  • 5 informal his clothing company crashed
    collapse, fold, fail, go under, go bankrupt, become insolvent, cease trading, go into receivership, go into liquidation
    informal go broke, go bust, go belly up
  • noun

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  • 1 a crash on the highway
    accident, collision, road traffic accident, derailment, wreck
    informal pileup, smash-up, rear-ender
  • 2 a loud crash
    bang, smash, smack, crack, bump, thud, clatter, clunk, clang;
    report, detonation, explosion;
    noise, racket, clangor, din
  • 3 the stock market crash
    collapse, failure, bankruptcy
  • adjective

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  • 1 a crash course
    intensive, concentrated, rapid, short;
    accelerated, immersion
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