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Meaning & Definition of Crush in English

English

Crush

/krəʃ/

noun

1. Leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated

    synonym:
  • crushed leather
  • ,
  • crush

2. A dense crowd of people

    synonym:
  • crush
  • ,
  • jam
  • ,
  • press

3. Temporary love of an adolescent

    synonym:
  • puppy love
  • ,
  • calf love
  • ,
  • crush
  • ,
  • infatuation

4. The act of crushing

    synonym:
  • crush
  • ,
  • crunch
  • ,
  • compaction

verb

1. Come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority

  • "The government oppresses political activists"
    synonym:
  • oppress
  • ,
  • suppress
  • ,
  • crush

2. To compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

  • "Crush an aluminum can"
  • "Squeeze a lemon"
    synonym:
  • squash
  • ,
  • crush
  • ,
  • squelch
  • ,
  • mash
  • ,
  • squeeze

3. 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"
    synonym:
  • beat
  • ,
  • beat out
  • ,
  • crush
  • ,
  • shell
  • ,
  • trounce
  • ,
  • vanquish

4. Break into small pieces

  • "The car crushed the toy"
    synonym:
  • crush

5. Humiliate or depress completely

  • "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"
  • "The death of her son smashed her"
    synonym:
  • crush
  • ,
  • smash
  • ,
  • demolish

6. Crush or bruise

  • "Jam a toe"
    synonym:
  • jam
  • ,
  • crush

7. Make ineffective

  • "Martin luther king tried to break down racial discrimination"
    synonym:
  • break down
  • ,
  • crush

8. Become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure

  • "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
    synonym:
  • crush

Examples of using

Mary has a huge crush on Tom.
Do you have a crush on Mary?
She has a crush on this boy.