Definition of crush

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • crush is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 10
  • crush is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 10
  • crush is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 11

Definition of crush


  • temporary love of an adolescent (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. calf love
    2. infatuation
    3. puppy love
  • come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. oppress
    2. suppress
  • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. beat
    2. beat out
    3. shell
    4. trounce
    5. vanquish
  • a dense crowd of people (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. jam
    2. press
  • to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition (verb)

    Examples

    1. crush an aluminum can

    Synonyms

    1. mash
    2. squash
    3. squeeze
    4. squelch
  • make ineffective (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. break down
  • the act of crushing (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. compaction
    2. crunch
  • leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. crushed leather
  • humiliate or depress completely (verb)

    Examples

    1. She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation

    Synonyms

    1. smash
  • crush or bruise (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. jam
  • become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure (verb)

    Examples

    1. The plastic bottle crushed against the wall
  • break into small pieces (verb)

    Examples

    1. The car crushed the toy

See definition of crush in Merriam Webster

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