Synonyms of bust in English

: bust1bust2

bust1


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noun

1‘a woman with a large bust’

SYNONYMS

chest, bosom, breasts

technical mammary glands, mammae

informal boobs, boobies, tits, titties, knockers, bazookas, melons, jubblies, bubbies, orbs, globes, jugs

British informal bristols, charlies, baps

North American informal bazooms, casabas, chichis, hooters

Australian informal norks

archaic dugs, paps, embonpoint

2‘a bust of Julius Caesar’

SYNONYMS

sculpture, carving, effigy, three-dimensional representation

statue, torso, head


Synonyms of bust in English

: bust1bust2

bust2


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verb

1‘he had bust the clip that held the lid up’

SYNONYMS

break, crack, snap, fracture, shatter, smash, smash to smithereens, fragment, splinter

disintegrate, fall to bits, fall to pieces

split, burst, rupture

tear, rend, sever, separate, divide

rare shiver

2‘he promised to bust the mafia’

SYNONYMS

overthrow, destroy, bring about the downfall of, topple, bring down, bring low, ruin, break, overturn, overcome, defeat, purge, get rid of, oust, unseat, dislodge, eject, supplant

ANTONYMS

perpetuate, support

3‘two roadies were busted for drugs’

SYNONYMS

arrest, apprehend, take into custody, seize, take in, take prisoner, detain, put in jail, throw in jail

pick up, run in, pull in, haul in, pinch, cop, nab, nail, do, collar, feel someone's collar

British nick

ANTONYMS

release

4‘my apartment got busted’

SYNONYMS

raid, search, make a search of, swoop on, make a raid on

do over