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Synonyms for crack



break down

crack down on something or someone


have a breakdown


burst out laughing


  • burst out laughing
  • laugh
  • fall about (laughing)
  • guffaw
  • roar with laughter
  • be in stitches
  • split your sides

Synonyms for crack

to undergo partial breaking

to make a sudden sharp, explosive noise

to find the key to (a code, for example)

to give way mentally and emotionally

to suddenly lose all health or strength

crack up: to undergo wrecking

crack up: to give way mentally and emotionally

crack up: to suddenly lose all health or strength

a sudden sharp, explosive noise

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

a trying to do or make something

a brief trial

a flippant or sarcastic remark

having or demonstrating a high degree of knowledge or skill

Synonyms for crack

a narrow opening


a long narrow depression in a surface

a sudden sharp noise


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a chance to do something

witty remark

a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts

a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted

a usually brief attempt

the act of cracking something

become fractured


make a very sharp explosive sound

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make a sharp sound


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hit forcefully

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pass through (a barrier)

break partially but keep its integrity

break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions

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suffer a nervous breakdown

tell spontaneously

cause to become cracked

reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking

break into simpler molecules by means of heat

References in periodicals archive ?
Welsh hwyl is likened to the Irish craic - both mean passion, humour and good times - but neither can be directly translated into English.
THE CRAIC WAS MIGHTY: Tina Malone, with husband Paul , right, celebrates St Patrick's Day at Ma Egerton's PHOTO: Dave the Pap/Bond Media Agency
A line-up of music, dance shows and activities for the children start from 11am with live music, from The Maple Jacks, Pure Craic and Vertigo Band, from 4pm on Thursday and all day on Friday.
Everyone would be out every day at the racecourse, and then in the evening the place came alive with discussions of the day's races, music (provided by myself in my other job as entertainer with my wife Roxanne) and singing, and plenty of craic in the bar until the early hours of the morning.
Nicky Henderson has been firing in the winners as Cheltenham looms large and seems to have a big chance of further success with Back For The Craic at Newbury tomorrow.
People the world over have heard of the Irish craic, encapsulating the Irish sense of fun and good times.
There were plenty of goodie bags and spot prizes and the craic rolled on into the night.
When it was time to return to wall-to-wall sunshine in Cali, they declared: "I guess we won't miss the grey but we'll miss the craic.
PLANS for Birmingham's St Patrick's Day parade have been announced, with tens of thousands of people expected to head to the Irish Quarter to enjoy the craic.
SIR - Yes, it's a puzzle this mystical thing called 'hwyl' ('The craic or Welsh hwyl?
THOSE Irish boys from Westlife certainly love the craic in Liverpool, which explains why Nicky Byrne descended on the city for a four-day stay - with a dozen pals and his missus in tow.
Irish pub trade chief Seamus O'Donoghue said: 'The craic (pronounced crack) has been shattered.
Favourites like the craic under the canopy, in Broadgate, will be joined by new events like Celtic Strands, an Irish concert, at the Britannia Hotel in the city centre.
And if you are up for the CRAIC, we want to hear from you