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1 crash /ˈkræʃ/ verb
crashes; crashed; crashing
1 crash
/ˈkræʃ/
verb
crashes; crashed; crashing
Learner's definition of CRASH
[no object] : to hit something hard enough to cause serious damage or destruction
often + into
[+ object] : to damage (a vehicle) by causing it to hit something
always followed by an adverb or preposition, [no object] : to make a loud noise by falling, hitting something, etc.
sometimes used figuratively
[no object] : to make a loud noise
[+ object] : to cause two things to hit against each other and make a loud noise
[no object] of a computer : to stop working suddenly
[+ object] : to cause (a computer) to stop working suddenly
[no object] informal
: to go to sleep
: to stay or live for a short time with someone
[no object] of a business, price, market, etc. : to go down in value very suddenly and quickly
[+ object] informal : to go to (a party) without being invited
[+ object] US, sports : to move very quickly and forcefully toward (something, such as the goal in ice hockey)

crash and burn

US, informal
: to fail completely

— crasher

noun, plural crashers [count]
2 crash /ˈkræʃ/ noun
plural crashes
2 crash
/ˈkræʃ/
noun
plural crashes
Learner's definition of CRASH
[count]
: an accident in which a vehicle is seriously damaged or destroyed by hitting something
: a very loud noise usually singular
: an occurrence in which a computer suddenly stops working
: a sudden and extreme fall or drop in amount or value
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