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Overview of verb crush

The verb crush has 8 senses

  • oppress, suppress, crush -- (come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists")

  • squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze -- (to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon")

  • beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

  • crush -- (break into small pieces; "The car crushed the toy")

  • crush, smash, demolish -- (humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her")

  • jam, crush -- (crush or bruise; "jam a toe")

  • break down, crush -- (make ineffective; "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination")

  • crush -- (become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure; "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall")

Overview of adj crushed

The adj crushed has 2 senses

  • crushed -- (treated so as to have a permanently wrinkled appearance; "crushed velvet")

  • broken, crushed, humbled, humiliated, low -- (subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit")