Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) knock, bash, bang, smash, belt (a vigorous blow) "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head"
- S: (n) smash, smash-up (a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles))
- S: (n) overhead, smash (a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head)
- S: (n) crash, smash (the act of colliding with something) "his crash through the window"; "the fullback's smash into the defensive line"
- S: (n) hit, smash, smasher, strike, bang (a conspicuous success) "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
- S: (v) smash, nail, boom, blast (hit hard) "He smashed a 3-run homer"
- S: (v) smash, dash (break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over) "Smash a plate"
- S: (v) bankrupt, ruin, break, smash (reduce to bankruptcy) "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him"
- S: (v) smash (hit violently) "She smashed her car against the guard rail"
- S: (v) crush, smash (humiliate or depress completely) "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
- S: (v) bang up, smash up, smash (damage or destroy as if by violence) "The teenager banged up the car of his mother"
- S: (v) smash (hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke)
- S: (v) smash (collide or strike violently and suddenly) "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
- S: (v) smash (overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful)) "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
- S: (v) smash (break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow) "The window smashed"
- S: (adv) smash, smashingly (with a loud crash) "the car went smash through the fence"