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English definition of “crash”

crash

verb     /kræʃ/
VEHICLE [I, T] B1 If a vehicle crashes, it hits something by accident, and if you crash a vehicle, you make it hit something by accident: The van skidded and crashed into a tree. Rick crashed his dad's car.Accidents involving vehicles
COMPUTER [I] B2 If a computer or computer system crashes, it suddenly stops working.Computer conceptsNot functioning
crash against/on/through, etc to hit something and make a loud noise: The waves crashed against the rocks.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
LOUD NOISE [I] B2 to make a sudden, loud noise: Thunder crashed overhead.Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
MONEY [I] If a financial market crashes, prices suddenly fall by a large amount.Starting, succeeding and failing in business
(Definition of crash verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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