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smash

smash

 
 
pronunciation:
smaesh
parts of speech:
verb, noun, adjective
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part of speech: verb
inflections: smashed, smashes, smashing
definition 1: to break into small pieces by hitting, throwing, or dropping, often making a loud noise.
He smashed the mirror with a rock.
synonyms:
break, dash, shatter
similar words:
crash, crumble, crunch, splinter
definition 2: to hit hard; batter.
The police smashed the door so they could get in.
synonyms:
hit, strike
similar words:
batter, beat, clobber, mash, pound, slam, whack
definition 3: to spoil completely; ruin.
The long drought smashed their plans for the farm.
synonyms:
destroy, ruin, shatter, spoil
similar words:
crash, dash, devastate
definition 4: to crack into pieces.
The windows smashed during the earthquake.
synonyms:
break, crack, crash, shatter
similar words:
crumble, splinter
definition 5: to hit with great force (usually followed by "against," "into," or "through").
The frightened horse smashed through the fence.
similar words:
beat, collide, crash, dash, slam
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of smashing.
The smash of the window was the result of a baseball.
synonyms:
breaking, shattering
definition 2: the sound produced by this.
The smash from the car accident woke us up in the middle of the night.
synonyms:
crash
definition 3: a car wreck or collision.
It was a smash that involved several cars, but no one was hurt.
synonyms:
collision, crash, wreck
definition 4: (informal) something that is very popular; a complete success.
Their latest song is a real smash.
synonyms:
hit, success, triumph
antonyms:
flop
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: (informal) of, having to do with, or being a popular success.
The song was a smash hit.
similar words:
popular, successful
derivation: smashable (adj.)
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