Synonyms of 'smash'
1 breakDictionary, crush, shatterA crowd of youths started smashing windows.
The newspapers can make or break you.
Their vehicle was crushed by an army tank.
Safety glass won't shatter if it's broken.
Crack the eggs into a bowl.
Their intention was to demolish his reputation.
He pulverized his opponents in the race for the presidency.
crush to smithereens
2 shatterDictionary, break, disintegrateThe bottle smashed against a wall.
He fell through the window, breaking the glass.
At 420 mph the windscreen disintegrated.
In a severe gale the ship split in two.
A gas main had cracked under my neighbour's garage.
They were clearing up when the second bomb exploded.
The ruler cracked and splintered into pieces.
3 collideDictionary, crash, meet head-onThe train smashed into the car at 40 mph.
4 destroyDictionary, ruin, wreckPolice staged a raid to smash one of Britain's biggest crack factories.
The building was completely destroyed.
Roads have been destroyed and crops ruined.
Vandals wrecked the garden.
I broke my collar bone and totalled the bike.
He swore to defeat the plan.
Would they trash the place when the party was over?
1 successDictionary, hit, winnerIt is the public who decide if a film is a smash or a flop.
2 collisionDictionary, crash, accidentHe was near to death after a car smash.
3 crashDictionary, smashing, clatterthe smash of falling crockery
4 destructionDictionary, defeat, failure
the extensive destruction caused by the rioters
the final defeat of all his hopes
The policy is doomed to failure.
Their economy is teetering on the edge of collapse.
The whole production was a disaster.
It is the ruin of society.
His lack of experience led to his downfall.
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An accident happens when a vehicle hits a person, an object, or another vehicle, causing injury or damage.
She was involved in a serious car accident last week.
A bang is a sudden loud noise such as the noise of an explosion.
I heard four or five loud bangs.
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Thesaurus for smash from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you smash something or if it smashes , it breaks into many pieces, for example when it is hit or dropped .