Synonyms for Crush:
n.respect, awe, admiration, reverence, deference, ardor. circle, busload, constellation, age group, club, damage, array, collection, assemblage. knock out, beat down, overwhelm, annihilate. Triturate, bang, punch, mill, granulate, HIT, strike, powder, knock, batter. scrunch, choke off, quash, flatten, depress, put down, rub, nip, extinguish, continue. wither, shame, humiliate, steamroller, wallop, massacre, cream, show up, thrash, embarrass, make someone's toes curl, drub, shellac, clobber, smear, tease, degrade. wrinkle, crease, rumple, crinkle, ruffle. prostrate, engulf, affect. push, crowd. tighten, express. •captivation (noun)
•crowd of animate beings (noun)
push, press, jam.
crushed leather, squash, vanquish, calf love, beat, puppy love, suppress, jam, break down, shell, demolish, squeeze, oppress, infatuation, compaction, squelch, beat out, trounce, mash, press, crunch.
puppy love, passion, desire.
desire, worship, tenderness, intimacy, romance, infatuation, devotion, affection, amorousness, faithfulness, kinship, love, fondness, oneness, adoration, friendliness, sentimentality, endearment, idolization, liking, communion, attachment, passion.
•puppy love (noun)
v.•compress, smash (verb)
wrinkle, beat, squash, bruise, rumple, powder, crowd, Triturate, squeeze, crease, crunch, express, mash.
vanquish, outdo, conquer, checkmate, subdue, overcome, overthrow, overturn, whip, trump, defeat, foil, beat, outplay, master, capture, surmount, humble, win, overpower, triumph, subject, predominate, trounce, rout, quell.
•defeating soundly (verb)
overwhelm, extinguish, conquer, annihilate, strangle, overpower, quell, suppress, overcome, subdue, vanquish, demolish, squelch, defeat.
put down, shame, quash.
squash, mash, pulp, bruise.
tighten, shellac, age group, Triturate, slaughter, massacre. show up, circle, powder, granulate, crinkle, steamroller, quash, nip, embarrass, clobber. shame, club, engulf, depress, cream, wallop, scrunch, drub, degrade, collection. extinguish, smear, prostrate, punch, wither, annihilate, array. knock out, rub, wrinkle, overwhelm. ruffle, crease. thrash, express. push. •crumple
wrinkle, rumple, break down.
•Other relevant words:
jam, crunch, break down, push, press, overwhelm, mush, suppress, annihilate, beat down, scrunch, prostrate, crowd, squeeze, squelch.
Usage examples for crush
The teeth take possession of it and crush it. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin