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.
PROVE YOUR POETIC PROWESS WITH THIS QUIZ ON POETRY TERMS
Origin of crash1
OTHER WORDS FROM crashcrasher, noun
Definition for crash (2 of 2)
Origin of crash2
Example sentences from the Web for crash
The legislation would make it easier for them to recoup money for medical bills and other costs when injured in crashes.D.C. Council weighs making it easier for e-scooter riders to collect damages after crashes|Luz Lazo|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Bold industrial policy is a critical component of any successful crash decarbonization program.
It’s a painful juxtaposition to accept, said Michael Stumo, the father of Samya Rose Stumo, a 24-year-old public health worker from Massachusetts who perished in the ET 302 crash.
The NTSB asserts it is required to withhold the Lion Air crash records because those documents are relevant to the Ethiopian investigation, since both crashes were linked to the same software.
The couple’s son, Macdara, was just a few months old at the time of the crash and will never know his father.FAA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max after crashes in 2018 and 2019 grounded the jet|Michael Laris, Lori Aratani, Ian Duncan|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Searchers reported seeing a large shadow on the seabed, suggesting the crashed jet has been located.
He was a young Army Air Force lieutenant whose plane crashed in the Pacific in May 1943.
They not only disrupted service in China, they apparently crashed the search engine worldwide.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable|Gordon G. Chang|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was the commander of the ship when it crashed and he admits his decision to take the ship off course.
Shortly before the Concordia crashed, Schettino can be heard on the audiotape telling the helmsman to turn again.
A cannon-ball crashed through the mud wall and bounded across the enclosure.
I raised my pipe above my head and hurled it against the fence, where it crashed into a score of pieces.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
The door went down—glass crashed—another door yielded—two wild figures fell into the superintendent's private office.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
He was working in his room with his secretary when a shell crashed through the wall and burst at the feet of the two men.
Jem, the driver of the roadster, crashed through the bushes just as the Comet was getting under its own headway.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
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