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Definition of Crush

Crush

  1. To press or bruise between two hard bodies; to squeeze, so as to destroy the natural shape or integrity of the parts, or to force together into a mass; as, to crush grapes.
  2. To reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding; to comminute; as, to crush quartz.
  3. To overwhelm by pressure or weight; to beat or force down, as by an incumbent weight.
  4. To oppress or burden grievously.
  5. To overcome completely; to subdue totally.
  6. To be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force; as, an eggshell crushes easily.
  7. A violent collision or compression; a crash; destruction; ruin.
  8. Violent pressure, as of a crowd; a crowd which produced uncomfortable pressure; as, a crush at a peception.
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Crush Translations

crush in Danish is knuse
crush in Dutch is toeloop, aandrang, run
crush in Finnish is survoa, murskata
crush in Latin is frendo, frendo
crush in Norwegian is knuse, presse
crush in Portuguese is esmagamento
crush in Swedish is krossa