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Definitions of crash:
  • noun:   the act of colliding with something
    Example: "His crash through the window"
  • noun:   a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)
    Example: "They are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
  • noun:   a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
  • noun:   (computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative
    Example: "The crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"
  • noun:   a loud resonant repeating noise
  • verb:   move with, or as if with, a crashing noise
    Example: "The car crashed through the glass door"
  • verb:   occupy, usually uninvited
    Example: "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
  • verb:   stop operating
    Example: "My computer crashed last night"
  • verb:   undergo a sudden and severe downturn
    Example: "The economy crashed"
  • verb:   hurl or thrust violently
  • verb:   undergo damage or destruction on impact
    Example: "The plane crashed into the ocean"
  • verb:   break violently or noisily; smash;
  • verb:   cause to crash
    Example: "The terrorists crashed the car into the gate of the palace"
  • verb:   fall or come down violently
    Example: "The branch crashed down on my car"
  • verb:   move violently as through a barrier
    Example: "The terrorists crashed the gate"
  • verb:   enter uninvited; informal
    Example: "Let's crash the party!"
  • verb:   sleep in a convenient place
    Example: "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"

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