smash - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb 

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/smæʃ/
present tense
I/you/we/theysmash
he/she/itsmashes
present participlesmashing
past tensesmashed
past participlesmashed
  1. 1
    [transitive]

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    to break something noisily into many pieces by dropping or hitting it with a lot of force

    Someone had smashed a window.

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    1. a.
      [intransitive] to break noisily into many pieces

      The bottle slipped and smashed to pieces on the floor.

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  2. 2
    [transitive] to hit something against an object or surface with a lot of force, causing injury or damage

    He fell and smashed his head on the pavement.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to hit against an object or surface with a lot of force, causing injury or damage

      waves smashed over the boat

  3. 3
    [transitive] to completely destroy or defeat something such as an organization
  4. 4
    [transitive] to hit a ball very hard
    1. a.
      in tennis, to hit a ball that is above your head downwards and very hard
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