Synonyms of crack


1. crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure, opening, gap

usage: a long narrow opening

2. gap, crack, opening

usage: a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"

3. crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap, depression, impression, imprint

usage: a long narrow depression in a surface

4. crack, cracking, snap, noise

usage: a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"

5. shot, crack, opportunity, chance

usage: a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"

6. wisecrack, crack, sally, quip, remark, comment, input

usage: witty remark

7. crack, blemish, defect, mar

usage: a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts; "there was a crack in the mirror"

8. crack, crack cocaine, tornado, cocaine, cocain

usage: a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive

9. crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

usage: a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"

10. fracture, crack, cracking, breakage, break, breaking

usage: the act of cracking something


1. crack, check, break, change

usage: become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; "The glass cracked when it was heated"

2. crack, sound, go

usage: make a very sharp explosive sound; "His gun cracked"

3. snap, crack, sound, go

usage: make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"

4. crack, hit

usage: hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise; "The teacher cracked him across the face with a ruler"

5. break through, crack, pass, go through, go across

usage: pass through (a barrier); "Registrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county"

6. crack, crack, check, break

usage: break partially but keep its integrity; "The glass cracked"

7. snap, crack, break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart

usage: break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped"

8. crack, break in, break

usage: gain unauthorized access computers with malicious intentions; "she cracked my password"; "crack a safe"

9. crack up, crack, crock up, break up, collapse, suffer, sustain, have, get

usage: suffer a nervous breakdown

10. crack, tell, narrate, recount, recite

usage: tell spontaneously; "crack a joke"

11. crack, change, alter, modify

usage: cause to become cracked; "heat and light cracked the back of the leather chair"

12. crack, decompose, break up, break down

usage: reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking

13. crack, change

usage: break into simpler molecules by means of heat; "The petroleum cracked"


1. ace, A-one, crack, first-rate, super, tiptop, topnotch, top-notch, tops(predicate), superior (vs. inferior)

usage: of the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"

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