Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
He was seriously injured in the crash.
It was the worst train crash in thirty years.
a head-on crash between a car and a truck
The system is prone to crashes.
There was a loud crash from the kitchen.
the crash of the waves against the rocks
This is the American English definition of crash. View British English definition of crash.
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog