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Synonyms of crunch

Noun


1. crunch, noise

usage: the sound of something crunching; "he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path"

2. crunch, situation

usage: a critical situation that arises because of a shortage (as a shortage of time or money or resources); "an end-of-the year crunch"; "a financial crunch"

3. crush, crunch, compaction, compression, compressing

usage: the act of crushing

Verb


1. crunch, scranch, scraunch, crackle, make noise, resound, noise

usage: make a crushing noise; "his shoes were crunching on the gravel"

2. crunch, cranch, craunch, grind, press

usage: press or grind with a crushing noise

3. crunch, munch, chew, masticate, manducate, jaw

usage: chew noisily; "The children crunched the celery sticks"

4. grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute, break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise

usage: reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"

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