Synonyms of crack down in English:

crack down

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1‘a nationwide drive to crack down on crime’


get tough on, take severe measures against, take stern measures against, clamp down on, come down heavily on

eliminate, abolish, eradicate, extinguish, quench, repress, stifle, suppress, put an end to, put a stop to, end, finish, get rid of, crush, put down, weed out, curb, nip in the bud, thwart, frustrate, scotch, squash, quash, quell, subdue, terminate, beat, overcome, defeat, rout, destroy, demolish, annihilate, wipe out, extirpate

limit, restrain, restrict, check, keep in check, control, keep under control

informal come down on like a ton of bricks, squelch, put the kibosh on, clobber