verb (used without object)
- to sleep.
- to have a temporary place to sleep or live without payment: He let me crash at his house.
- to fall asleep: I get home in the evening and I just crash till it's time for dinner.
verb (used with object)
- to gain admittance to, even though uninvited: to crash a party.
- to enter without a ticket, permission, etc.: to crash the gate at a football game.
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Origin of crash1
OTHER WORDS FROM crashcrasher, noun
Words nearby crash
Definition for crash (2 of 2)
Origin of crash2
Example sentences from the Web for crash
So I drove around the corner to the trailhead of the logging road that led back to the crash site.
Instead, the man and woman in the truck wanted to know where the crash site was and whether would I show them.
There is the smell here of an indecent rush for scapegoats, even before we know what really caused this crash.
These days weather should never cause a commercial airliner to crash.
This immediately raises the issue of who will lead the crash investigation.
The streets of Ayr were swarming with people, and sounding with the crash of music.
Just before the crash, in the attempt to save the firm, he went to a wealthy friend and borrowed a large sum of money.
Even the men who had upheld the archway of swords dropped their weapons with a crash and knelt also.The Lost Prince|Frances Hodgson Burnett
If they do that and Madam Breeze gets in, all is lost; away will go the whole building with a crash.Old Farm Fairies:|Henry Christopher McCook
The distribution of the treasury surplus to the States precipitated the crash.Martin Van Buren|Edward M. Shepard
British Dictionary definitions for crash (1 of 2)
- requiring or using intensive effort and all possible resources in order to accomplish something quicklya crash programme
- sudden or vigorousa crash halt; a crash tackle