- (n.) crushed leather, crush (leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated)
- (n.) crush, jam, press (a dense crowd of people)
- (n.) puppy love, calf love, crush, infatuation (temporary love of an adolescent)
- (n.) crush, crunch, compaction (the act of crushing)
- (v.) oppress, suppress, crush (come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority) "The government oppresses political activists"
- (v.) squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze (to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition) "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon"
- (v.) beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict) "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"
- (v.) crush (break into small pieces) "The car crushed the toy"
- (v.) crush, smash, demolish (humiliate or depress completely) "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her"
- (v.) jam, crush (crush or bruise) "jam a toe"
- (v.) break down, crush (make ineffective) "Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"
- (v.) crush (become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure) "The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"
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