|1.||[ verb ] hit hard|
|Synonyms:||blast boom nail|
"He smashed a 3-run homer"
|Related terms:||hit blast|
|2.||[ verb ] break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over|
"Smash a plate"
|Related terms:||break break knock|
|3.||[ noun ] a vigorous blow|
|Synonyms:||bang bash belt knock|
"the sudden knock floored him" "he took a bash right in his face" "he got a bang on the head"
|Related terms:||bump slam sock belt|
|4.||[ noun ] a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)|
|Related terms:||collision motor_vehicle|
|5.||[ verb ] break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow|
"The window smashed"
|6.||[ noun ] the act of colliding with something|
"his crash through the window" "the fullback's smash into the defensive line"
|Related terms:||hit impingement crash|
|7.||[ verb ] damage or destroy as if by violence|
"The teenager banged up the car of his mother"
|Related terms:||damage knock|
|8.||[ adverb ] with a loud crash|
"the car went smash through the fence"
|9.||[ verb ] collide or strike violently and suddenly|
"The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
|10.||[ verb ] overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful)|
"The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
|11.||[ verb ] humiliate or depress completely|
"She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation" "The death of her son smashed her"
|Related terms:||humiliate demolition|
|12.||[ verb ] hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke|
|Related terms:||hit overhead|
|13.||[ noun ] (sport,tennis) a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head|
|14.||[ verb ] hit violently|
"She smashed her car against the guard rail"
|15.||[ verb ] reduce to bankruptcy|
|Synonyms:||bankrupt break ruin|
"My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!" "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
|Related terms:||impoverish bankruptcy|
|16.||[ noun ] a conspicuous success|
|Synonyms:||hit smasher strike bang|
"that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career" "that new Broadway show is a real smasher" "the party went with a bang"
|Related terms:||success sleeper blockbuster|