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Another word for crush

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Verb
  1. To press forcefully so as to break up into a pulpy mass

      1. Any of various bushy or vining plants of the genus Cucurbita, having unisexual flowers and fleshy edible fruit with a thick rind when mature.
      2. The fruit of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable.
      1. A soft moist shapeless mass of matter.
      2. The soft moist part of fruit.
      3. Plant matter remaining after a process, such as the extraction of juice by pressure, has been completed:
      1. A thick porridge or pudding of cornmeal boiled in water or milk.
      2. Something thick, soft, and pulpy.
      3. Mawkish sentimentality, affection, or amorousness.
      1. A fermentable starchy mixture from which alcohol or spirits can be distilled.
      2. A mixture of ground grain and nutrients fed to livestock and fowl.
      3. A soft pulpy mixture or mass.
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  2. To break up into tiny particles

      1. To rub, crush, grind, or pound into fine particles or a powder; pulverize.
      2. A triturated substance, especially a powdered drug.
      1. To pound, crush, or grind to a powder or dust.
      2. To overwhelm or defeat utterly:
      3. To be ground or reduced to powder or dust.
      1. A substance consisting of ground, pulverized, or otherwise finely dispersed solid particles.
      2. Any of various preparations in the form of powder, as certain cosmetics and medicines.
      3. A dry explosive mixture, such as gunpowder.
      1. A building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour or meal.
      2. A device or mechanism that grinds grain.
      3. A building or farm equipped with machinery that presses or grinds fruit to extract the juice:
      1. To crush, pulverize, or reduce to powder by friction, especially by rubbing between two hard surfaces:
      2. To shape, sharpen, or refine with friction:
      3. To rub (two surfaces) together harshly; gnash:
      1. To form into grains or granules.
      2. To make rough and grainy.
      3. To become granular or grainy.
      1. To utter the loud, harsh cry of a donkey.
      2. To sound loudly and harshly:
      3. To emit (an utterance or a sound) loudly and harshly.
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  3. To bring to an end forcibly as if by imposing a heavy weight

  4. To render totally ineffective by decisive defeat

      1. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
      2. To apply by spreading or daubing:
      3. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
      1. A purified lac in the form of thin yellow or orange flakes, often bleached white and widely used in varnishes, paints, inks, sealants, and formerly in phonograph records.
      2. A thin varnish made by dissolving this substance in denatured alcohol, used to finish wood.
      3. An old phonograph record containing this substance, typically played at 78 rpm.
      1. The yellowish fatty component of unhomogenized milk that tends to accumulate at the surface.
      2. Any of various substances resembling or containing cream:
      3. A pale yellow to yellowish white.
      1. To strike violently and repeatedly; batter or maul.
      2. To defeat decisively.
      3. To criticize harshly.
      1. To beat forcefully; thrash.
      2. To strike with a hard blow:
      3. To defeat thoroughly.
      1. The act or an instance of killing a large number of humans indiscriminately and cruelly.
      2. The slaughter of a large number of animals.
      3. A severe defeat, as in a sports event.
      1. To defeat or conquer in battle; subjugate.
      2. To defeat in a contest, conflict, or competition.
      3. To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
      1. To thrash; beat:
      2. To defeat decisively:
      3. To criticize severely:
      1. To strike or beat, especially repeatedly with a flail or stick.
      2. To strike violently; batter:
      3. To swing or strike in a manner suggesting the action of a flail:
      1. A steam-driven machine equipped with a heavy roller for smoothing road surfaces.
      2. A similar machine with an internal-combustion engine.
      3. A ruthless or irresistible force or power.
      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 surge over and submerge; engulf:
      2. To defeat completely and decisively:
      3. To affect deeply in mind or emotion:
      1. To overcome or vanquish by superior force; subdue.
      2. To affect so strongly as to make helpless or ineffective; overwhelm.
      3. To supply with excessive mechanical power.
      1. To thrash with a stick.
      2. To instill forcefully:
      3. To defeat soundly.
      1. To destroy completely:
      2. To reduce to nonexistence:
      3. To defeat decisively:
    See also:

    win

  5. To impair severely something such as the spirit, health, or effectiveness of

      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 surge over and submerge; engulf:
      2. To defeat completely and decisively:
      3. To affect deeply in mind or emotion:
      1. To break apart the structure of, render physically unusable, or cause to cease to exist as a distinguishable physical entity:
      2. To put an end to; eliminate:
      3. To render useless or ruin:
      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:
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  6. To affect deeply or completely, as with emotion

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    affect

  7. To act on with a steady pushing force

      1. To exert steady weight or force against:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern:
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
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    push

  8. To extract from by applying pressure

      1. To press hard on or together; compress:
      2. To press gently, as in affection:
      3. To exert pressure on, as by way of extracting liquid:
      1. To exert steady weight or force against:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern:
      1. To set forth in words; state:
      2. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
      3. To make known the feelings or opinions of (oneself), as by statement or art.
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    tighten

Noun
  1. An enormous number of persons gathered together

      1. A large group of people gathered or crowded closely together; a multitude.
      2. A large group of things; a host.
      3. To crowd into; fill:
      1. A large number of insects or other small organisms, especially when in motion.
      2. A group of bees, social wasps, or ants, when migrating with a queen to establish a new colony.
      3. An aggregation of persons or animals, especially when in turmoil or moving in mass:
      1. A multitude; a throng.
      2. The undistinguished crowd or ordinary run of persons or things.
      3. People who are followers, not leaders.
      1. To exert steady weight or force against:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern:
      1. A very great number.
      2. The masses; the populace:
      1. A large and often disorderly crowd.
      2. The mass of common people; the populace.
      3. A criminal organization, especially the Mafia operating in the United States.
      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
      3. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
      1. A large group or crowd; a swarm:
      2. A nomadic Mongol or Turkic tribe.
      3. A nomadic tribe or group.
      1. A group of animals that live, travel, or feed together.
      2. A group of people under the leadership of one person, especially the members of a church.
      3. A large crowd or number:
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
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    group

    big

  2. An extravagant, short-lived romantic attachment

Another word for crush

Verb
  1. To break into small pieces

      1. To crush, pulverize, or reduce to powder by friction, especially by rubbing between two hard surfaces:
      2. To shape, sharpen, or refine with friction:
      3. To rub (two surfaces) together harshly; gnash:
      1. A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.592 grams).
      2. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces (373.242 grams).
      3. A unit of weight differing in various countries and times.
      1. To pound, crush, or grind to a powder or dust.
      2. To overwhelm or defeat utterly:
      3. To be ground or reduced to powder or dust.
      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:
  2. To press so as to injure or break

      1. Any of various bushy or vining plants of the genus Cucurbita, having unisexual flowers and fleshy edible fruit with a thick rind when mature.
      2. The fruit of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable.
      1. To crush together or press into wrinkles; rumple.
      2. To cause to collapse.
      3. To become wrinkled.
      1. A fermentable starchy mixture from which alcohol or spirits can be distilled.
      2. A mixture of ground grain and nutrients fed to livestock and fowl.
      3. A soft pulpy mixture or mass.
      1. To exert steady weight or force against:
      2. To move by applying pressure:
      3. To squeeze or clasp in fondness or concern:
  3. To defeat utterly