- 1. knock, bash, bang, smash, belt, blow, bump
- usage: a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
- 2. smash, smash-up, collision
- usage: a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
- 3. overhead, smash, return
- usage: a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
- 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. hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang, success
- usage: a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
- 1. smash, nail, boom, blast, hit
- usage: hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer"
- 2. smash, dash, break
- usage: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate"
- 3. bankrupt, ruin, break, smash, impoverish
- usage: reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
- 4. smash, hit, strike
- usage: hit violently; "She smashed her car against the guard rail"
- 5. crush, smash, demolish, humiliate, mortify, chagrin, humble, abase
- usage: humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
- 6. bang up, smash up, smash, damage
- usage: damage or destroy as if by violence; "The teenager banged up the car of his mother"
- 7. smash, hit
- usage: hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
- 8. smash, collide, clash
- usage: collide or strike violently and suddenly; "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
- 9. smash, demolish, destroy
- usage: overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful); "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
- 10. smash, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart
- usage: break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow; "The window smashed"
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- 1. smash, smashingly
- usage: with a loud crash; "the car went smash through the fence"
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