1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash, noise

usage: a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"

2. crash, wreck, accident

usage: a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"

3. crash, collapse, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event

usage: a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)

4. crash, smash, hit, hitting, striking

usage: the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback's smash into the defensive line"

5. crash, mishap, misadventure, mischance

usage: (computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative; "the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"


1. crash, descend, fall, go down, come down

usage: fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"

2. crash, move

usage: move with, or as if with, a crashing noise; "The car crashed through the glass door"

3. crash, ram, collide, clash

usage: undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post"

4. crash, pass, go through, go across

usage: move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate"

5. crash, break up, break apart, disintegrate

usage: break violently or noisily; smash;

6. crash, occupy, reside, lodge in

usage: occupy, usually uninvited; "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"

7. crash, sound, go

usage: make a sudden loud sound; "the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"

8. barge in, crash, gate-crash, intrude, irrupt

usage: enter uninvited; informal; "let's crash the party!"

9. crash, collide

usage: cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"; "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"

10. crash, dash, hurl, hurtle, cast

usage: hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"

11. crash, change

usage: undergo a sudden and severe downturn; "the economy crashed"; "will the stock market crash again?"

12. crash, go down, fail, go bad, give way, die, give out, conk out, go, break, break down

usage: stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"

13. doss, doss down, crash, bed down, bunk down

usage: sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"

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