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crush

  
  ( crushes    plural & 3rd person present)   ( crushing    present participle)   ( crushed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   To crush something means to press it very hard so that its shape is destroyed or so that it breaks into pieces.  
Andrew crushed his empty can...      V n  
Peel and crush the garlic.      V n  
...crushed ice.      V-ed  
2       verb   To crush a protest or movement, or a group of opponents, means to defeat it completely, usually by force.  
The military operation was the first step in a plan to crush the uprising.      V n  
  crushing      n-uncount   usu N of n  
...the violent crushing of anti-government demonstrations.     
3       verb   If you are crushed by something, it upsets you a great deal.  
usu passive   (=devastate)  
Listen to criticism but don't be crushed by it.      be V-ed  
4       verb   If you are crushed against someone or something, you are pushed or pressed against them.  
usu passive  
We were at the front, crushed against the stage.      be V-ed prep  
5       n-count   A crush is a crowd of people close together, in which it is difficult to move.  
usu sing  
Franklin and his thirteen-year-old son somehow got separated in the crush...     
6       n-count   If you have a crushon someone, you are in love with them but do not have a relationship with them.  
INFORMAL   usu N on n  
She had a crush on you, you know...     
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crush

  

      vb  
1    bray, break, bruise, comminute, compress, contuse, crease, crumble, crumple, crunch, mash, pound, pulverize, rumple, scrumple, smash, squash, squeeze, wrinkle  
2    conquer, extinguish, overcome, overpower, overwhelm, put down, quell, stamp out, subdue, vanquish  
3    abash, browbeat, chagrin, dispose of, humiliate, mortify, put down     (slang)   quash, shame  
4    embrace, enfold, hug, press, squeeze  
      n  
5    crowd, huddle, jam, party  

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Consulte también:

crusher, crushing, crust, crushingly

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