1. [ verb ] to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
Synonyms: squeeze crush squash squelch

"crush an aluminum can" "squeeze a lemon"

Related terms: press telescope tread wring stamp steamroller crusher squeeze crush
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
Related terms: suspension sour_mash grind
3. [ verb ] talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
Synonyms: flirt coquet butterfly coquette romance philander dally chat_up

"The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries" "My husband never flirts with other women"

Related terms: talk wanton vamp coquette wolf flirt
4. [ verb ] (food) reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
Synonyms: grind comminute bray crunch

"grind the spices in a mortar" "mash the garlic"

Related terms: break_up mill pestle pulp powder grinding masher grinding molar crush grind
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 12003
6. [ noun ] mixture of ground animal feeds
Related terms: feed chicken_feed grind
Similar spelling:   Maish