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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 ?
So it will be early spring before Congress really gets cracking.
We learned nothing new over 90 baffling minutes, other than Sunderland's self-destructive streak might not disappear until Poyet gets cracking with his summer surgery.
OCs took the opportunity to give all 13 players some time on the pitch and they are now looking forward to the semifinals at Welford Road next month when they will be joined by their counterparts from Sutton Coldfield, Oakham and Wymondham, Pictured top, The OCs squad are presented to the Welford Road crowd at half-time of the Tigers-Falcons duel; left, Russ Warwood looks for an opening; bottom left, double-try scorer Thomas Keay shows he can tackle as well as attack; below, Shaun Allsopp gets cracking.
GERARD Houllier is relishing striving to revive Villa's dual dream of Champions League football and silverware - when the new boss finally gets cracking at the end of the month.
Dad-of-two Chris Douglass, 28, from Sunderland, said: "He's one of the lads, he gets cracking, gets the job done.