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
Car crashes injure several million Americans a year, but driving lets people feel they’re in control.Genetically modified mosquitoes have been OK’d for a first U.S. test flight|Susan Milius|August 22, 2020|Science News
Working on the project was like a peer-taught crash course in server management and maintenance.
He also cautions against buying into the kinds of “this time it’s different” theories that crashed with the dotcoms.The champ’s big comeback: Why beaten-down value stocks are poised to thrive|Shawn Tully|August 18, 2020|Fortune
These huge slabs, which make up Earth’s outer layer, crash into and slide over each other in extreme slow motion.
If you have someone crashing on your couch, or you host one of your rooms as an Airbnb, then you've experienced the meaning of the word boarder.What Is The Difference Between “Boarder” vs. “Border”?|Brigid Walsh|July 28, 2020|Everything After Z
Father Joel Román Salazar died in a car crash in 2013; his death was ruled an accident, but the suspicion of foul play persists.
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.
Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.
Fortunately, the last crash had been passed without dislocating the parts of either sledge or rider.
The station building gave sickening creaks; then it toppled with a crash.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
He made a sweeping gesture, knocking over his liqueur glass; it fell with a crash on the parquet floor.Uncanny Tales|Various
Inspector Kerry brought his cane down with a crash upon the table, whereat Coombes started nervously.Dope|Sax Rohmer
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