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Synonyms for bust





go bust


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for bust

to make or become unusable or inoperative

to come open or fly apart suddenly and violently, as from internal pressure

to make (an animal) docile

to reduce to financial insolvency

to undergo sudden financial failure

to lower in rank or grade

to hit with a quick, sharp blow of the hand

to take into custody as a prisoner

one that fails completely

the condition of being financially insolvent

a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

a seizing and holding by law

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Synonyms for bust

a complete failure


the chest of a woman

a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

Related Words

an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on


Related Words

separate or cause to separate abruptly

break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

lacking funds

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
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