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Another word for bust

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Verb
  1. To make or become unusable or inoperative

      1. The state of being physically destroyed, collapsed, or decayed:
      2. The state of being extensively harmed or damaged:
      3. Poverty of bankruptcy:
      1. To prove deficient or lacking; perform ineffectively or inadequately:
      2. To be unsuccessful:
      3. To be unsuccessful in being acted upon:
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    help

  2. To come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure

      1. To make a short, sharp, explosive sound.
      2. To burst open with a short, sharp, explosive sound.
      3. To move quickly or unexpectedly; appear abruptly:
      1. To release mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy by the sudden production of gases in a confined space:
      2. To burst violently as a result of internal pressure.
      3. To shatter with a loud noise:
      1. To come open or fly apart suddenly or violently, especially from internal pressure.
      2. To explode.
      3. To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open:
      1. A sudden hard stroke or hit, as with the fist or an object.
      2. An unexpected shock or calamity.
      3. An unexpected attack; an assault.
    See also:

    explosion

  3. To make (an animal) docile

      1. Brought from wildness into a domesticated or tractable state.
      2. Naturally unafraid; not timid:
      3. Submissive; docile; fawning:
      1. The owner or keeper of an animal:
      2. The owner of a slave.
      3. One who has control over or ownership of something:
      1. Considerate or kindly in disposition; amiable and tender.
      2. Not harsh or severe; mild and soft:
      3. Easily managed or handled; docile:
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    wild

  4. To reduce to financial insolvency

    See also:

    money

  5. To undergo sudden financial failure

  6. To lower in rank or grade

    See also:

    rise

  7. To hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. A sharp blow or hit.
      1. To slap on the buttocks with a flat object or with the open hand, as for punishment.
      2. To move briskly or spiritedly.
      3. A slap on the buttocks.
      1. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
      2. To kiss noisily.
      3. To strike sharply and with a loud noise.
      1. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. A sharp insult:
      1. A tool for circular or other piercing:
      2. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
      3. A tool for stamping a design on a surface.
      1. A fold used as trimming at the bottom of a sleeve.
      2. A band, often having an opening with a button closure, at the bottom of a sleeve.
      3. The turned-up fold at the bottom of a trouser leg.
      1. A large sideboard with drawers and cupboards.
      2. A counter or table from which meals or refreshments are served.
      3. A restaurant having such a counter.
      1. A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
      2. The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
      3. A square or rectangle:
  8. To take into custody as a prisoner

    See also:

    law

Noun
  1. One that fails completely

      1. An explosive weapon detonated by impact, proximity to an object, a timing mechanism, or other means.
      2. An atomic or nuclear bomb. Used with the.
      3. Any of various weapons detonated to release destructive material, such as smoke or gas.
      1. A spiny evergreen tree (Citrus limon) native to Asia, widely cultivated for its oval yellow fruit.
      2. The fruit of this tree, having an aromatic rind and juicy, acid pulp.
      3. Lemon yellow.
      1. To fall or lie down heavily and noisily:
      2. To move about loosely or limply:
      3. To fail utterly:
      1. A bomb, shell, or explosive round that fails to detonate.
      2. One that is disappointingly ineffective or unsuccessful.
      3. Clothing.
      1. Erosion of a relatively soft surface, such as a roadbed, by a sudden gush of water, as from a downpour or floods.
      2. A channel produced by such erosion.
      3. An event or action that fails, is canceled, or ends prematurely, often because of rainy weather.
      1. One that fails to win:
      2. A person who takes loss in a specified way:
      3. A person who is unable to be successful on a sustained basis:
      1. The condition or fact of not achieving the desired end or ends:
      2. One that fails:
      3. The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
    See also:

    thrive

  2. The condition of being financially insolvent

    See also:

    money

  3. A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. To strike or hit with a sharp blow:
      2. To strike or try to strike something with a sharp blow:
      3. A sharp blow or hit.
      1. To slap on the buttocks with a flat object or with the open hand, as for punishment.
      2. To move briskly or spiritedly.
      3. A slap on the buttocks.
      1. A loud kiss.
      2. A resounding blow.
      3. A dollar.
      1. To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.
      2. To kiss noisily.
      3. To strike sharply and with a loud noise.
      1. A sharp blow made with the open hand or with a flat object; a smack.
      2. The sound of such a blow.
      3. A sharp insult:
      1. A tool for circular or other piercing:
      2. A tool for forcing a pin, bolt, or rivet in or out of a hole.
      3. A tool for stamping a design on a surface.
      1. A fold used as trimming at the bottom of a sleeve.
      2. A band, often having an opening with a button closure, at the bottom of a sleeve.
      3. The turned-up fold at the bottom of a trouser leg.
      1. To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
      2. To shape or form by chopping:
      3. To cut into small pieces:
      1. A large sideboard with drawers and cupboards.
      2. A counter or table from which meals or refreshments are served.
      3. A restaurant having such a counter.
      1. A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
      2. The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
      3. A square or rectangle:
  4. A seizing and holding by law

      1. To squeeze (something) between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges.
      2. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      3. To nip, wither, or shrivel:
      1. The act or process of picking up:
      2. The act of striking or fielding a ball after it has touched the ground:
      3. Capacity for acceleration:
      1. The part of a garment that encircles the neck, especially when raised or folded.
      2. A tight-fitting necklace.
      3. A restraining or identifying band of leather, metal, or plastic put around the neck of an animal.
      1. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
      2. A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.
      1. To stop; check:
      2. To seize and hold under the authority of law.
      3. To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
      1. Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread.
      2. The act of seizing or capturing; arrest.
      3. The ability to apprehend or understand; understanding.
    See also:

    law

Another word for bust

Noun
  1. Breast

  2. Figurehead

      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. A small object, usually built to scale, that represents in detail another, often larger object.
      2. A preliminary work or construction that serves as a plan from which a final product is to be made:
      3. Such a work or construction used in testing or perfecting a final product:
      1. The art or practice of shaping figures or designs in the round or in relief, as by chiseling marble, modeling clay, or casting in metal.
      2. A work of art created by sculpture.
      3. Such works of art considered as a group.
      1. The cutting of material such as stone or wood to form a figure or design.
      2. A figure or design formed by this kind of cutting.
  3. *A total failure

      1. A bomb, shell, or explosive round that fails to detonate.
      2. One that is disappointingly ineffective or unsuccessful.
      3. Clothing.
      1. Erosion of a relatively soft surface, such as a roadbed, by a sudden gush of water, as from a downpour or floods.
      2. A channel produced by such erosion.
      3. An event or action that fails, is canceled, or ends prematurely, often because of rainy weather.
      1. To fall or lie down heavily and noisily:
      2. To move about loosely or limply:
      3. To fail utterly:
Verb
      1. To come open or fly apart suddenly or violently, especially from internal pressure.
      2. To explode.
      3. To be or seem to be full to the point of breaking open:
      1. The act or process of breaking.
      2. The condition of having been broken or ruptured:
      3. A break, rupture, or crack, especially in bone or cartilage.
      1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
      2. To render (something) into a mush or pulp, as by throwing or crushing:
      3. To strike with a heavy blow or impact:
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    break