"crash" in the noun sense
1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash
a loud resonant repeating noise
"he could hear the clang of distant bells"
2. crash, wreck
a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles
"they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
3. crash, collapse
a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
4. crash, smash
the act of colliding with something
"his crash through the window"
"the fullback's smash into the defensive line"
computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative
"the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"
"crash" in the verb sense
fall or come down violently
"The branch crashed down on my car"
"The plane crashed in the sea"
move with, or as if with, a crashing noise
"The car crashed through the glass door"
3. crash, ram
undergo damage or destruction on impact
"the plane crashed into the ocean"
"The car crashed into the lamp post"
move violently as through a barrier
"The terrorists crashed the gate"
5. crash, break up, break apart
break violently or noisily smash
occupy, usually uninvited
"My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
make a sudden loud sound
"the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"
8. barge in, crash, gate-crash
enter uninvited informal
"let's crash the party!"
cause to crash
"The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"
"Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"
10. crash, dash
hurl or thrust violently
"He dashed the plate against the wall"
"Waves were dashing against the rock"
undergo a sudden and severe downturn
"the economy crashed"
"will the stock market crash again?"
12. crash, go down
"My computer crashed last night"
"The system goes down at least once a week"
13. doss, doss down, crash
sleep in a convenient place
"You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"
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