crack


crack
crack [adj] super, first-rate able, ace, adept, best, capital, choice, crackerjack*, deluxe, elite, excellent, expert, first-class, handpicked, pro*, proficient, skilled, skillful, superior, talented; concepts 528,542,574 —Ant. bad, inferior, poor crack [n1] break, crevice breach, chink, chip, cleft, cranny, crevasse, cut, discontinuity, division, fissure, fracture, gap, hole, interstice, interval, rent, rift, rima, rimation, rime, split; concepts 469,513 crack [n2] loud sound, usually from hitting bang, bash, belt, blast, blow, boom, buffet, burst, clap, clip, clout, crash, cuff, explosion, go, noise, pop, report, shot, slam, slap, smack, smash, snap, splintering, splitting, stab, stroke, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, wham; concepts 189,595 crack [n3] attempt to do something fling, go, opportunity, pop, shot, stab, try, whack, whirl; concept 87 crack [n4] joke dig, funny remark, gag, insult, jest, jibe, quip, remark, return, smart remark, wisecrack, witticism; concept 273 crack [v1] break, usually into parts burst, chip, chop, cleave, crackle, crash, damage, detonate, explode, fracture, hurt, impair, injure, pop, ring, rive, sever, shiver, snap, splinter, split; concept 248 —Ant. fix, mend crack [v2] lose self-control become deranged, become insane, blow one’s mind*, blow up, break down, bug out*, collapse, flip*, give way*, go bonkers*, go crazy, go to pieces*, lose it*, succumb, yield; concept 13 —Ant. be calm, compose crack [v3] hit very hard bash, buffet, clip, clout, cuff, slap, thump, thunder, wallop, whack; concept 189 crack [v4] discover meaning, answer break, cryptanalyze, decipher, decode, decrypt, fathom, figure out, get answer, solve, work out; concepts 37,38 —Ant. misunderstand

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  • crack — crack; crack·et; crack·led; crack·less; crack·le·ware; crack·ly; crack·nel; crack·pot; gim·crack·ery; wise·crack·er; hy·dro·crack; crack·er; crack·er·jack; crack·ers; crack·ing; crack·le; crack·ling; gim·crack; crack·lin; crack·pot·ism; …   English syllables

  • Crack — Crack, n. 1. A partial separation of parts, with or without a perceptible opening; a chink or fissure; a narrow breach; a crevice; as, a crack in timber, or in a wall, or in glass. [1913 Webster] 2. Rupture; flaw; breach, in a moral sense. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crack — crack1 [krak] vi. [ME craken < OE cracian, to resound, akin to Ger krachen < IE base * ger : see CROW1] 1. to make a sudden, sharp noise, as of something breaking 2. to break or split, usually without complete separation of parts 3. a) to… …   English World dictionary

  • Crack — may refer to: Crack cocaine, the freebase form of cocaine that can be smoked Crack, a fracture or discontinuation in a body Crack may also refer to: Contents 1 Music 2 Slang …   Wikipedia

  • crack — ► NOUN 1) a narrow opening between two parts of something which has split or been broken. 2) a sudden sharp or explosive noise. 3) a sharp blow. 4) informal a joke or jibe. 5) informal an attempt to do something. 6) Irish enjoyable entertainment; …   English terms dictionary

  • Crack — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La palabra crack es un anglicismo que se ha agregado al español para expresar diversos conceptos. En el arte, Generación del crack, un movimiento estético de narradores mexicanos de fines del siglo XX. En informática …   Wikipedia Español

  • Crack — (kr[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cracked} (kr[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cracking}.] [OE. cracken, craken, to crack, break, boast, AS. cracian, cearcian, to crack; akin to D. kraken, G. krachen; cf. Skr. garj to rattle, or perh. of imitative origin …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crack — vb *break, burst, bust, snap, shatter, shiver Analogous words: split, rend, cleave, rive (see TEAR) crack n 1 Crack, cleft, fissure, crevasse, crevice, cranny, chink are comparable when meaning an opening, break, or discontinuity made by or as if …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • crack up — {v.} 1. To wreck or be wrecked; smash up. * /The airplane cracked up in landing./ * /He cracked up his car./ 2. {informal} To become mentally ill under physical or mental overwork or worry. * /He had kept too busy for years, and when failures… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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