Synonyms of busted


1. break, bust, destroy, ruin

usage: ruin completely; "He busted my radio!"

2. raid, bust, attack, assail

usage: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"

3. tear, rupture, snap, bust, separate, disunite, divide, part

usage: separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"

4. break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart, decay, crumble, dilapidate

usage: go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"

5. burst, bust, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart

usage: break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"


1. broken, busted, damaged (vs. undamaged)

usage: out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken'); "a broken washing machine"; "the coke machine is broken"; "the coke machine is busted"

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