Synonyms of crush in English:
6 the England No 1 was crushed 15–7, 15–6, 15–6
defeat utterly, beat hollow, win a resounding victory over, drub, rout, give someone a drubbing, overwhelm
informalhammer, clobber, thrash, paste, give someone a pasting, whip, pound, pulverize, demolish, destroy, wipe the floor with, take to the cleaners, make mincemeat of, annihilate, slaughter, murder, massacre, crucify, flatten, turn inside out, run rings around
[Antonyms] lose, be defeated
7 Alan was crushed by her words
informalput down, shoot down in flames, take down a peg or two, cut down to size, put someone in their place, make someone eat humble pie, settle someone's hash, knock the stuffing out of
North American informalmake someone eat crow
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