- To slam something down so violently that it breaks or loses its shape.
- To fold paper or cloth until it is full of folds and no longer flat.
- A powerful yet fleeting sensation of admiration for someone.
- A swarm of people was forced to stand in close proximity.
- To completely defeat someone.
Middle English: from Old French cruissir, 'gnash (teeth) or crack', of unknown origin.
- Taken aback
- At ease
The opposite word of crush is: clear
Let's consider some sentences consisting of the word 'crush'.
- It's difficult to determine whether to tell your crush or keep it a secret.
- When the police attempted to disperse the crowd, many people were crushed underfoot.
- In the mail, the parcel had been severely crushed.
- Add three garlic cloves, crushed.
- In the car collision, his arm was severely crushed.
- In my suitcase, my dress was crushed.
- Several people were crushed to death in the crowd, causing a tragedy.
- Not only is the corporation crushing the economic world, but it is also revolutionizing corporate culture.
- They'll go to any length to crush the opposition.
- When we were in high school, I had a huge crush on him.