Meaning of crash

Definition of crash

(noun) a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles); "they are still investigating the crash of the TWA plane"
a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback's smash into the defensive line"
(computer science) an event that causes a computer system to become inoperative; "the crash occurred during a thunderstorm and the system has been down ever since"
(verb) fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
move with, or as if with, a crashing noise; "The car crashed through the glass door"
undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post"
move violently as through a barrier; "The terrorists crashed the gate"
break violently or noisily; smash
occupy, usually uninvited; "My son's friends crashed our house last weekend"
make a sudden loud sound; "the waves crashed on the shore and kept us awake all night"
enter uninvited; informal; "let's crash the party!"
cause to crash; "The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace"; "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"
hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
undergo a sudden and severe downturn; "the economy crashed"; "will the stock market crash again?"
stop operating; "My computer crashed last night"; "The system goes down at least once a week"
sleep in a convenient place; "You can crash here, though it's not very comfortable"

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