|1.||[ verb ] ruin completely|
"He busted my radio!"
|Related terms:||repair destroy break_down bust_up sever analyze disassemble disassemble chip break breakage buster break|
|2.||[ noun ] (fine art) a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person|
|3.||[ verb ] break open or apart suddenly and forcefully|
"The dam burst"
|Related terms:||break shatter|
|4.||[ verb ] go to pieces|
|Synonyms:||wear_out wear fall_apart break|
"The lawn mower finally broke" "The gears wore out" "The old chair finally fell apart completely"
|Related terms:||decay fray chip chip crash crash wear_away wear_away whittle_away break wear|
|5.||[ noun ] a complete failure|
"the play was a dismal flop"
|Related terms:||failure turkey break|
|6.||[ verb ] separate or cause to separate abruptly|
|Synonyms:||tear snap rupture|
"The rope snapped" "tear the paper"
|Related terms:||separate rend lacerate shred level shred pan rip snap tear|
|7.||[ verb ] (military) search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on|
"The police raided the crack house"
|Related terms:||attack foray|
|8.||[ adjective ] lacking funds|
|Synonyms:||broke stony-broke stone-broke skint|
"`skint' is a British slang term"
|9.||[ noun ] an occasion for excessive eating or drinking|
|Synonyms:||bender binge toot booze-up bout tear|
"they went on a bust that lasted three days"
|Related terms:||revel piss-up gorge|