Synonyms of crash in English:

crash


See definition of crash

verb

1‘the car crashed into a tree’

SYNONYMS

smash into, collide with, be in collision with, come into collision with, hit, strike, ram, smack into, slam into, bang into, cannon into, plough into, meet head-on, run into, drive into, bump into, knock into, crack against, crack into

dash against

North American impact

2‘he has crashed his car again’

SYNONYMS

smash, wreck, bump

British write off

British informal prang

North American informal total

3‘burning timbers crashed to the ground’

SYNONYMS

fall, plunge, hurtle, plummet, topple, tumble, overbalance, pitch

4‘waves crashed against the shore’

SYNONYMS

be hurled, dash

batter, pound, pummel, lash, slam into

5‘he crashed down the telephone receiver’

SYNONYMS

slam, bang, ram, smack

6‘thunder crashed overhead’

SYNONYMS

boom, crack, roll, clap, explode, bang, blast, resound, reverberate, rumble, thunder, ring out, sound loudly, blare, echo, fill the air

clash, clang, clank, clatter, smash

7‘he used up his fortune repaying creditors after his clothing company crashed’

SYNONYMS

fail, collapse, fold, fold up, go under, founder, be ruined, cave in

go bankrupt, become insolvent, cease trading, go into receivership, go into liquidation, be liquidated, be wound up, be closed, be closed down, be shut, be shut down

informal go broke, go bust, go bump, go to the wall, go belly up, come a cropper, flop, flatline

8‘they crashed someone's party’

SYNONYMS

gatecrash, come uninvited to, sneak into, slip into, invade, butt in on, intrude into, intrude on

horn in on


noun

1‘there was a crash on the main road’

SYNONYMS

accident, collision, smash, bump, car crash, car accident, road accident, traffic accident, road traffic accident, RTA, multiple crash, multiple collision

rail accident, derailment

air accident, air crash

North American wreck

informal smash-up, pile-up, shunt

British informal prang

2‘I heard the crash when you knocked the statue over’

SYNONYMS

bang, smash, smack, crack, boom, bump, thud, thump, slam, clunk, clonk, clash, clang

report, explosion, detonation, shot

clangour, racket, din

informal wham, whump

3‘the crash of the company meant that 150 jobs would go’

SYNONYMS

failure, collapse, foundering, ruin, ruination

bankruptcy, insolvency, cessation of trading, receivership, liquidation, winding up, closure, shutting


adjective

1‘a crash course in diesel engine maintenance’

SYNONYMS

intensive, concentrated, telescoped, high-pressure, strenuous, vigorous, all-out, thorough, in-depth, all-absorbing, total-immersion, rapid, urgent

ANTONYMS

extensive