Đồng nghĩa của bust

Alternative for bust

Verb

To break, split, or burst open
break fracture fragment shatter smash split tear crack sever snap burst rend rive rupture splinter disintegrate dismember disrupt divide separate shiver break up physically break smash to smithereens fall to bits fall to pieces cleave part crumble explode sunder breach disunite fall apart blow out come apart collapse damage dismantle crush demolish trash destroy puncture blow up annihilate torpedo eradicate total break apart break open fly apart blow apart give way crack open bust up finish off be smashed to smithereens make hash of split up pull to pieces make mincemeat of crash batter rift fly into pieces pop implode disjoin divorce dissect crack apart spall burst apart come between distort break down tumble down fragmentize break into two break in two buckle warp break into pieces perforate come to pieces split asunder break into penetrate crumple rip cut open hew chop slit founder burst through bust through force through get through break through subside fall fail slash disperse fold disband slice bisect fray lop shear incise disconnect turn disorganize disimprove sink taint detach cave in hack halve dissever quarter abscind fractionate chop up go to pieces go belly-up go to rack and ruin take apart fade away fall apart at the seams turn to dust uncouple decouple disassociate unlink segregate unyoke resolve disjoint ramify tear asunder cut off dissociate break off rip apart isolate abstract distinguish unfix scatter set apart hold erupt cause a breach tatter shred ribbon rip open tear apart partition wrest mangle lacerate tear to pieces disturb pierce pull tear in two rip to pieces rip in two rip asunder alienate disengage embroil estrange dissolve undo set at odds set at variance

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To disprove the veracity of
debunk disprove controvert invalidate rebut refute contradict disconfirm negate break expose negative prove false find unfounded discredit confound confute belie falsify explode shoot down shoot down in flames give the lie to shoot full of holes quash challenge deny demolish gainsay overturn overthrow blow sky-high show to be false drive a coach and horses through blow sky high knock the bottom out of call into question set aside prove to be false blow out of the water oppugn silence vanquish defeat subvert shut up put down knocks props out from under bring to naught prove wrong impugn contravene traverse weaken knock props out blow up poke holes in be at odds with throw out make a nonsense of shoot holes in tear down knock bottom out of deflate puncture show in its true light dispute counter repudiate oppose disaffirm contest disclaim disavow question disown disallow argue reject disagree with cross destroy query debate undermine fly in the face of nullify ruin disagree answer dissent from reverse object to take issue with protest against discount rebuff retract annihilate declare untrue crush disbelieve denounce squelch revoke cancel doubt address prove to be wrong show to be wrong undo contend brush aside withsay confront resist combat fight raise doubts about argue about impeach cancel out cast doubt on quibble over show up put an end to take exception to turn thumbs down poke full of holes render null and void thumbs down call in question have bone to pick conflict with run counter to compromise overwhelm prove unsound deceive go against dismiss ridicule discard prove impossible put paid to pick holes in retort argue with cut down to size respond discuss naysay withstand backtalk call in deflect smash wreck pooh-pooh dare say the opposite of withspeak counteract refuse to accept buck differ take on put under suspicion shake one's faith in counterclaim uncover condemn unmask catch pop blast burst squash blow shatter defy nail parry examine moot backpedal altercate canvass bandy do for call out discourage humble canvas wrangle defend against plead against retaliate against throw light on set straight take back argue against pettifog disillusion flatten demur against fight against disapprove of demur about enquire come to blows with be a dissenter from face down battle rebel against test face off stand up to tackle feud with inquire litigate rally against remonstrate throw down accost investigate interrogate rival curb ban begrudge restrain exclude forgo taboo prevent recant block spurn sacrifice forbid disacknowledge defend oneself against erode prick reduce contend over call on enjoin from keep back not buy hold back pick a bone dissent against hammer away at quibble about put up argument differ with agitate against cut short pick an argument with argue the pros and cons of give thumbs down to say no to declare to be untrue bandy words concerning wonder about take a stand against have an argument about take down a peg stand in the way knock bottom out knock props from under take wind out of sails void rescind annul repeal abrogate neutralize countermand avoid disannul overrule vacate abolish abate dissolve null make ineffective obviate render invalid strike down countercheck frustrate vitiate remove ding roll back blackball wipe out kill redress break with turn down neutralise stonewall dump

Verb

To arrest or legally apprehend
arrest apprehend nab catch detain capture collar nail nick restrain cop pinch seize do stop pick up haul in pull in take in take into custody put in jail run in take prisoner throw in jail take downtown feel someone's collar take imprison bag incarcerate lift hook lay hold of grab net land nobble ensnare put behind bars feel your collar hold jail get gaol corral bring in prehend round up place under arrest put the cuffs on confine book take captive secure glom snag trap take in for questioning snap up reel in run down handcuff run-in abduct snare snatch carry off rap entrap beach grapple grab hold of entangle lasso intern withhold impound roust pull pounce on take hostage get one's fingers on buttonhole ice reserve mire toss in jail keep in custody lock up put the arm on put into custody send up put away remand in custody hold in custody place in custody enmesh ensnarl tangle entoil mesh immesh snarl catch up grasp appropriate trammel get hold of jag ambush corner twist grip take hold of lay hands on kidnap get a hold of obtain gain win procure earn tree waylay ambuscade attain achieve acquire take possession of score draw garner realize run to ground reap have shut in close in box in annex swing run to earth realise annexe come by hem in get hands on pull down knock down bind drive into a corner clutch wedge stick clasp clench snap commandeer knot wire springe decoy pluck pick off take possession entwine enchain fetter foul catch hold of ravel tangle up enclose surround receive bottle gather mousetrap amass collect lay a trap for block off pen in deceive lure entice trick seduce access buy cut off carry purchase implicate allure embroil beguile bring to bay pen inveigle get one's mitts on come to have wangle hustle get your hands on possess oneself of come into come in for be given take receipt of scare up rack up build up come into possession of latch onto get one's hands on make get on ropes have up a tree involve betrap lead on benet blag catch in suck in lay for rope in get caught in set a trap for be appointed to get caught on lock in fence in hold captive hedge in pin down

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To exhaust oneself, or use up all of one's physical energy
drain exhaust fatigue tire wear weary break frazzle harass kill outwear burn out knock out tucker out wear out do in wash out do up enervate tire out prostrate debilitate wear down poop tax overtire knacker weaken shatter sap fag out overtax poop out tucker enfeeble whack bush flag take it out of wear to a frazzle peter out jade devitalize strain overwork sink conk out incapacitate deplete languish succumb fizzle disable fail pain droop shag out make tired grow weary drain of energy make sleepy make weary burden take drop bedraggle sag exasperate plague drowse wear on oppress fade glut weigh bonk cause ennui lose interest grow tired hit the wall get the better of root overextend overexert wipe out overdo draw overfatigue cripple nearly kill bankrupt wear oneself to a shadow take it out of one wear oneself to a frazzle run into the ground run ragged run out of steam break down run down get tired stress out become exhausted become drained etiolate waste soften fold faint overburden overstrain wilt ennui collapse give out put to sleep go stale stretch test undermine immobilize paralyse paralyze lay low immobilise try indispose put a strain on torpefy make weak make feeble challenge make demands on impair put out of action push handicap overstretch bore vex stress annoy reduce unnerve emasculate use up defeat encumber attenuate blunt suck dry eviscerate render infirm be too much for make severe demands on impoverish wear someone out unhinge diminish vitiate beat put demands on disempower sap your strength disembowel destroy exenterate put great demands on work over injure hinder hurt harm extenuate hamper mar unstrengthen be exacting on impose on confine to bed confine to a wheelchair atrophy wither emaciate shrivel disinterest fray overstep shrink consume grow weary on turn off corrode gnaw trouble upset irritate stultify hebetate be tedious to discomfort pall pall on stupefy afflict inconvenience eat away sap the strength of irk be tedious send to sleep bother torture agonise crucify frustrate rack torment excruciate distress agonize martyr wring load exceed the range of exceed the scope of exceed the limits of task leave cold make excessive demands on give someone grief overload bore stiff bore out of one's mind turn one off bore rigid bore to death bore stupid cause weariness bend one's ear talk one's ear off bore to tears weigh down overwhelm empty fell floor lade saddle weight overuse pressure cumber push too far weigh heavily on level prey on down press hard on make heavy demands on hamstring ask too much of put pressure on ruin disarm wreck depress overthrow mow knock down knock over mow down bowl over bowl down make powerless make helpless make impotent bring someone to their knees bring low

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To hit or strike very hard
punch box hit strike thump crack smack wallop bang clout knock slap sock swat thwack whack belt biff bop clobber slug slam smite whale bash bat bludgeon bob bonk clap clip clock hammer nail paste pound rap slog swipe tag zap beat buffet cuff batter pummel thrash pummelled boff slosh deck lam dong welt drub smash tan quilt lambaste whomp swinge belabour lick flog belabor whop let someone have it lay into pelt lay one on stick one on whip lace into pitch into club birch assault floor knock into the middle of next week attack lash dot thud baste chin cudgel crown light into rough up work over rain blows on beat the living daylights out of switch give someone a hiding lace lather paddle whap tap pop blow maul hide give someone a beating thresh slate pommel lambast whup jab give someone a good hiding tromp fib curry wham do give someone a drubbing bung up mess up punch out bump ding give someone a good beating spank give someone a good drubbing larrup tonk king-hit hook chop cane plug skelp assail blast knock around beat up tear into set on lash out at sucker-punch brain beset crash besiege sic drive thrust trash welly sick bushwhack KO blitz descend on descend upon turn on jump on fall upon pounce on pounce upon set upon beat up on go in on get stuck into let have it let fly at have a go at hit out at bean hurt kick mug pat jump flail conk charge rush forge draw impel maltreat strap ram clump do over knock about sail into set about hit hard zonk go for weigh into launch oneself at have at wade into launch an attack on fly at make an assault on fall on hack poke stroke haymaker fillip catch drum duke swing injure chip impair lash out bam trounce mash crush impact impinge collide pick stripe plump stinger spike hit for six thump on knock on storm bear down wipe take out plant one afflict sock it to someone land a punch uppercut hang one on abuse accost aim blows at scud hit out stone lob pellet flax percuss dab whang mistreat fell roughhouse manhandle flatten level total wound let one have it rain blows upon lay a finger on box someone's ears blip invade raid give someone a hot bottom swing at put someone over one's knee make someone feel the back of one's hand impugn knock out ride roughshod let fly round on come at encounter give a black eye concuss stun skull clonk cosh hit over the head hit on the head stick one on someone launch at spring at rush upon run at go after duff up rush at spring on ambush aggress harm overwhelm boot bother harass blister cook stab assault physically chop down knock cold strike at malleate knock block off duff someone up turn to violence lay siege to knock for a loop collide with leather run into crash into smash into punish bang into bump into flagellate scourge horsewhip plough into dash against slam into meet head-on be in collision with slash cowhide rawhide crack into crack against smack into bomb flay brutalize knock into butt ill-treat chastise brutalise bully bombard mishandle persecute drive into send ill-use break treat badly bruise clash misuse kick around mess over shell molest pulverize fire at cannon into defeat wax pulverise treat roughly handle roughly bash into fire on peck open fire on punt cannonade jar jolt sideswipe rout shoot blitzkrieg wrong annihilate carom dash barrage rear-end cream bury smoke smother plow into propel skunk dust shellac tan one's hide crash against blow away snow under beat hollow ping give a hiding knock against shake up wipe the floor with rebound ricochet clatter castigate strafe graze glance damage torpedo crunch run over bunt oppress torture knock down ferule trim fusillade victimize blooter slaughter barrel into best dropkick come into collision with marmalize victimise outrage murder massacre worst destroy demolish come into collision clash with roll crucify tank be hurled own defeat utterly take a stick to be victorious over put the boot in blow out walk all over make mincemeat of whip someone's hide walk over bring someone to their knees run rings around chasten triumph over blow out of the water fire upon put the boot into cut up get the better of open fire take to the cleaners shoot down win a resounding victory over kill strike with the foot turn inside out career into take a swing beak strike out thrash about flail around collide into whammy head-butt jog contact clunk strike out at hit repeatedly bullwhip terrorize set at go at windmill barge into fill in thong whirl thunder stomp quirt yerk jerk shake whisk register lunge fustigate terrorise tackle savage potshot excoriate scathe vituperate stumble light tan someone's hide blackjack mar bounce sink pepper flop flutter flap wear out crack up smash up wrack up box somebody's ears slipper wreck lacerate disable disfigure maim contuse cripple lame deface mutilate mangle dive into clomp stamp whump plunk flump plunge handle knob finial saddlebow skim strike head-on paddlewhack dust someone's britches warm someone's seat ruin connect with neglect launch catapult strike with a stick beat with a stick jostle lay about tip palpate interfere with bang up be violent toward dig put over one's knee give someone a licking put someone over your knee screw push give somebody a hiding warm someone's bottom impact with fender-bend skip pervert misapply misemploy profane prostitute knock over beat to a pulp brush wade in exploit shoot at calcitrate take a strap to hit lightly run desecrate corrupt fire clank clang placekick dribble mismanage misappropriate battle pile up go into strike lightly touch slap lightly gun snipe jackhammer twack stick kick off give the foot go through run through rattle punish severely give the cat o'nine tails glance off pot jangle skin flick snap get at gun down open fire at grate prang grind varnish heave make contact with backbite rip drop-kick eat alive dump on do wrong push around give the shaft give black eye kick out run circles around beat the pants off

Verb

To lower the rank or status of something or someone
demote downgrade degrade disrate reduce break lower relegate declass lower in rank bump lower in status reduce to the ranks unseat depose cashier bench humble demean dismiss devalue kick downstairs reduce in rank move down set back reduce in importance take down a peg disbar delegate put down strip someone of their rank abase belittle undervalue depreciate humiliate revert debase denigrate bring low mark down crush snub cut down to size tear down shame take down lower the status of bring down disgrace cast down displace dethrone oust demerit drum out hold back strip of rank remove from office disparage derogate decry discredit diminish run down pan dis bad-mouth poor-mouth deprecate cheapen minimize vilipend discount diss trash trash-talk play down cry down kiss off minimise talk down write off malign dishonour scorn knock dishonor deride detract ridicule mortify underrate chasten vilify marginalize foul criticize slam slur sink mudsling smear sneer at scoff at rip shoot down dump on criticise marginalise defame trivialize revile underestimate injure smirch embarrass rubbish mock slander pooh-pooh abuse treat lightly demoralize insult slate asperse demoralise detract from cast aspersions on roast minify misprize dispraise pull apart own drag through the mud do a hatchet job on trivialise hold cheap slag off poor mouth make someone eat crow have a go at take down a peg or two give a black eye pooh pooh defile blot show up put someone in their place abash rap take a dig at to denigrate find fault tear to pieces vituperate chagrin contemn condescend despise deflate put away poormouth give comeuppance speak ill of pull to pieces knock off high horse speak badly of sling mud at reproach disconcert disdain make uncomfortable make someone feel ashamed deign flame lambaste knock down take dim view of object not go for frown sell short disapprove think little of discommend expostulate make little of taint stain stigmatize sully tarnish besmirch scandalize blacken corrupt prostitute spot besmear pervert disfavor bring into disrepute bring shame upon disregard put in a bad light stigmatise give a bad name to tar and feather desecrate drag through the mire disrespect disfavour cause to lose face scandalise attaint lose face reflect badly on libel bring shame on lessen deteriorate profane poison warp debauch harm vitiate canker deprave damage mar bastardize subvert brutalize spoil weaken dehumanize desensitize undermine dehumanise bemean bastardise desensitise destroy brutalise bring shame to cut down condemn censure laugh off laugh at pour scorn on bash scorch do down understate blister squelch squash downplay take to pieces take a swipe at make light of shoot full of holes sour grapes hit out at pick holes in cut to the quick

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To destroy or cause the ruin of
ruin destroy devastate wreck shatter smash decimate ravage total vaporise vaporize blight crush demolish desolate mar pulverise pulverize raze trash waste annihilate blow break dash desecrate ruinate sabotage scotch scupper sink spoil torpedo blast botch cream defeat despoil nix nuke overwhelm ravish tear down bring down bring to ruin rub out wipe out bring about the downfall of crack explode burst shiver splinter fragment fracture wrack extinguish split disintegrate splinterize fragmentalize scrunch crunch fragmentize impair break down rive do in smash to smithereens pull down break into pieces crush to smithereens blow apart powder pop squash prang squish blow up bust up break to smithereens break to pieces break up make mincemeat of implode damage crash injure flatten mangle dilapidate muller disfigure undo defile reduce deface bodge poison scourge banjax cruel level dish overturn euchre overthrow mutilate maim deplete smatter rend disable exhaust blow out snap wrack up blow a hole in clean out knock down mess up lay in ruins make a mess of bring to naught reduce to rubble foul up do for reduce to nothing bring to nothing screw up wreak havoc upon leave in ruins lay waste leave desolate put the kibosh on louse up wreak havoc on sack pillage depredate spoliate lay waste to gut plunder harm devour vitiate compromise consume blemish endamage flaw tarnish hurt cripple crab disfeature take apart cross up be a blot on the landscape depopulate obliterate make desolate empty rape mess burn scar ransack upset lay low bloody raid crool debase prejudice disgrace blot vandalise vandalize burn out stamp out make useless wipe off map do one in raze to the ground put a damper on spray paint smash up distort wrench twist

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To comprehensively defeat
flog defeat beat conquer overthrow worst crush lick overwhelm subdue overpower rout best overcome quell trounce vanquish subjugate clobber demolish master stuff tank hammer quash thrash whip pulverise pulverize slaughter annihilate crucify drub massacre murder paste pound skunk smash steamroll total trash undo wallop whack cane cream deck destroy dispatch flatten floor get marmalize overbear overmatch overturn pommel ruin sink stop surmount take trim upend upset whitewash zap drop edge outplay shellac slam slay subvert tan torpedo trample triumph over whomp ambush butcher decimate entrap flax lambaste obliterate outflank outhit outjump outmanoeuvre outmaneuver outrun overrun own route shipwreck skin swamp knock out prevail over win against plow under wipe out work over blow out edge out get the better of nose out run rings round wipe the floor with finish off give someone a drubbing give someone a hiding KO mow down put paid to run roughshod over take it all take to the cleaners walk all over win a victory over bring someone to their knees bring to ruin do down pip at the post put an end to roll back run rings around take to cleaners bear down get around make mincemeat of blow out of the water turn inside out pick apart pwn bury whup smother smoke whop whap tromp dust bomb wax bash win waste lather walk over cook one's goose win a resounding victory over defeat utterly beat hollow blow away fix one's wagon give someone a pasting snow under put away defeat someone heavily wipe off the mat repress curb suppress be victorious over kill finish control check extinguish frustrate thwart put down outclass squash dominate stifle belt abolish squelch gain a victory over reduce crack down on gain mastery over put the kibosh on tame humble eliminate eradicate terminate bludgeon maul thump extirpate slog outdo stamp out end do break throw devastate bulldoze prevail quench triumph bridle subject get rid of pacify put a stop to be victorious win over subordinate shut down nip in the bud spank do in surpass get over get a grip on outstrip excel strike topple chasten leather raze render incapable beat up render helpless render powerless shut out exterminate outwit liquidate give a hiding take care of cut to pieces take out rise above wipe off map knock down checkmate come out on top snuff out hide humiliate batter thresh beat back buffet get the upper hand stagger down pummel baste roll whale hurdle curry hegemonize curtail immobilize level foil immobilise punish pummelled chastise defeat heavily discomfit wreck scotch shatter beat down arrest dismantle weed out desolate solve take a stick to mess up silence unseat grind down wrack nuke get the upper hand over vaporize bring down restrain pull down give a drubbing to knock over govern rough up bung up gain ascendancy over tear down break down win through win out rule carry the day wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth be the victor rub out put in their place vaporise clamp down on cope with gain control of gain slap down get control of take the crown command deal with better put out muller nullify defeat easily knock off turn something inside out outsmart demoralise astonish demoralize render speechless take down cut short strangle at birth cut off capsize turn over countermove weather survive stamp something out shock stun render oppress outlive knock for six knock for a loop scrunch squish circumvent see off override overmaster confound blast lash halt block impede obstruct knock socks off come out on top of outfight put in the shade shoot down make a fool of get one up on gain the advantage over crack down gain the upper hand over balk baffle manage regulate larrup succeed over smash down wear down bring to knees trample underfoot bring to their knees bring under control get under control direct top find a solution to find an answer to oust birch disassemble drive off put to flight depose overshadow put to rout clean up on throw back in confusion blow out of water break up unbuild blow up execute queer cancel crack raze to the ground blow to bits throw down undermine wolf dilapidate blow to pieces reduce to ruins tear to pieces ravage take apart put in toilet gobble up slap about erase sweep remove dethrone put the lid on give a hiding to sit on tan the hide of blank stretch shellack dumbfound overawe nip something in the bud expunge supplant displace withstand corner baulk kill off assassinate efface defenestrate disestablish dissolve send to the gas chambers put to death maim stick bump off mutilate torture put to the sword cut down mangle stand up to take in hand get to grips with abate be successful tip remove from power purge tumble bring low remove from office get last laugh take the cake gain a victory take the prize prevail against come first gain mastery of take the honours win hands down gain control over bowl over shut off roll over benothing lay one out wipe from the face of the earth clean up black out blot out root out sweep away do away with bring about the downfall of succeed reign overrule prove make out prove superior carry achieve mastery make it luck out gain the victory be usual gain ascendancy gain the palm get there come out ahead carry all before one hit pay dirt gain mastery finish first go places be happening take off go great guns domineer exist generally move out

Verb

To fail, especially in spectacular fashion
flunk fail flop founder miss bomb collapse crater fold plow plough tank underperform underachieve fall short flame out screw up strike out wash out be unsuccessful be found lacking do badly drop out not make the grade not pass not come up to scratch not come up to the mark go belly up go to the wall crash flatline be ruined cave in go under go bankrupt close down go bump come a cropper go out of business go bust shut down bankrupt yield give crumple break close pauper impoverish pauperize cease trading become insolvent fold up be shut be closed be liquidated go broke be closed down go into receivership go into liquidation stop trading be shut down be wound up come to nothing miscarry fizzle fall flat misfire fall through break down fizzle out miss the mark abort go awry flounder come to naught come to grief bite the dust go wrong come unstuck go down like a lead balloon be frustrated meet with disaster fall run aground go belly-up backfire go up in smoke fluff not succeed lack success be in vain die end go phut go pear-shaped blunder nose-dive fall by the wayside turn out badly go down be found wanting go astray be found deficient be defeated stall flummox terminate buckle disappoint conk out cut out give out slip come to a halt suffer defeat go downhill not pass muster be demoted fade away peter out miss the boat hit the skids meet with failure fail to happen bungle bellyflop lose money not work grind to a halt not come off be a disappointment be a disaster fall flat on your face lay an egg be rejected hit rock bottom blow up in someone's face go by the board dissatisfy go on the rocks stop come apart halt come to a sticky end come to a bad end fall short of bring to naught not show fall short of expectations fall down recoil rebound boomerang wane dissolve vanish disappear go amiss be abortive decline hit bottom lose status deteriorate play into lose out go down swinging backslide back wrong horse lose control miss fire gang agley flag cease to function run down stop functioning stop working fade out lose power seize up go kaput pack up give up the ghost languish go to pieces foul up trip up slip up come apart at the seams end in defeat be a fiasco end in disappointment die out come to an end lose fail miserably sink without trace blow it bomb out

Verb

To leave or escape
get out bolt escape abscond break free break loose break out clear out decamp flee fly get free get away make off run away run off take flight take off disappear vanish make a break for it make a escape make a getaway run for it scarper skedaddle skip slip away sneak away steal away vamoose beat a hasty retreat cut and run do a bunk hightail it do a moonlight flit fly the coop hook it leg it make a run for it take French leave do a disappearing act do a runner do a vanishing act head for the hills show a clean pair of heels take a powder go on the lam make one's escape go out slip run leave lam depart pass double make elope emerge desert burst out cut loose get off bail out beat a retreat break out of run out on make getaway make your getaway wriggle out duck out break away from make oneself scarce get away with work out of go scot-free play hooky do a Skase slip through your fingers take it on the lam get out of someone's clutches make good one's escape make one's getaway take on the lam take to one's heels split beat it scram clear off cut out bug out retreat light out quit peel out turn tail make a quick exit withdraw skidoo go exit retire pull out hightail go through go away shoot through make tracks push off evacuate scoot break shove off move get abandon levant skip off evade begone take a hike vacate bail do a fade go AWOL bug off buzz off walk out run along part book avoid go off break away absent oneself push on dig out step along sally forth pike off pack up pack off pike out elude be gone slope off shun peel off hit the road recoil make a break flit move out make yourself scarce blow draw back fall back set out hotfoot it dodge escape from hurry shrink sneak off take to your heels disentangle yourself pull back back off abscond from back away shirk duck scamper hasten hustle dart dash hotfoot be off have it away step on it make your escape withdraw from run away from depart from be gone from bog off disappear from retire from set off head off flee from say goodbye take leave give ground back out exit from make an exit go away from set out from absent oneself from move back pack one's bags sling one's hook say one's goodbyes up sticks go like lightning dog it free oneself drop out alight go missing head scat absent yourself strike out ditch dump pull stakes clear emigrate defect separate migrate sally embark slip out start get lost issue move away git go from walk out on get a move on get going fly from bolt from decamp from check out drop back run along from go forth pull out of move out of pack your bags abstract oneself give way say goodbye to get out of shy away walk out of give the slip hit the trail clear out from turn away take your leave take off from skip out be on one's way bust out sling your hook take oneself off from check out from bunk amble canter bound career gallop course barrel hie bustle take to flight do a moonlight kite egress leave in a hurry absquatulate scatter circumvent recede depart suddenly fade away extricate oneself pull off get cracking move along slink off slink creep sneak skulk jump regress skiddoo book it fold disengage make away yeet walk spread go to hell make quick exit range cruise have it away on one's toes step on the gas wend mosey distance oneself spur scurry speed race expedite zip rush whiz take yourself off get on your bike be lost leave town leave hastily leave abruptly go back spring start out make a move go secretly walk off make for make one's way go absent without leave go west creep off resile go offstage flake off do vanishing act bid farewell take one's leave make one's departure exeunt step out jump ship hide hurry up make time make haste move fast kick rocks opt out cop out kiss goodbye leave high and dry make a dash for it leave in the lurch leave flat hasten away step back shrink away shake a leg break with leave holding the bag run like scared rabbit escape blame for get off scot-free escape punishment for jump bail run from forsake go south make scarce make a quick getaway depart secretly ignore disregard abdicate end remove repair relinquish cut advance absent proceed troop stir drop renounce discard discontinue head out demur blast off rack off set forth move off betake oneself march out move on break camp hit the bricks shy remove oneself take your leave of ride off finish turn your back on shut eyes to cop out of pay no attention to take no notice of disengage from do a bunk from say one's farewells slope off from take yourself off from step down take one's leave of walk away come away eschew be done with secede become independent gain autonomy divide off part company disaffiliate scram from part with vamoose from brush off bail from give up break off with drop out of blow off cast aside move from bow out of cast off step aside from call it quits make oneself scarce from take a hike from give the slip to take leave from head off from remove oneself from run off from cut and run from slip out from move out from set off from head out from clear off from take leave of sunder out burst out of break loose from come out make one's escape from shrink back flinch fight shy of jib at quail at baulk at boggle at hang back eject parachute to safety leave the aircraft

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To use, empty or drain completely
drain exhaust consume deplete bleed expend absorb empty strain sap break burn siphon spend syphon devour dissipate finish tap waste bankrupt catheterize divert dry impoverish use up burn out draw off run through bleed dry draw down get through go through play out filter off suck dry take up free from get rid of swallow up get last drop pump out squander milk use fritter away reduce eat up diminish burn up blow utilize utilise clean out deprive fleece throw away wear out finish up frivol away fritter empty out employ draw ruin lavish misspend splurge lose exploit wash up finish off dry up run out run down wipe out burn through fiddle away trifle away weaken attenuate slash dispatch misuse wreck dig into pauperize waste away make use of guzzle dispose of spend recklessly bring to ruin bring down take last of spend like water run out of throw around like confetti run up pour down the drain blow through be wasteful with squeeze make somebody skint make somebody broke enervate suck the life out of bring to its knees occupy void eat dispel disperse pay out throw gobble frivol wanton exhaust one's supply of outlay suffer the loss of shell out lay out dispense with fiddle trifle evacuate decrease destroy lessen liquidate spend freely scatter blue be prodigal with annihilate stop having be deprived of cough up discharge make poor use of dump lower crush make destitute decimate ruinate ravage engulf demolish kiss goodbye indulge oneself throw down the drain spend money as if it grows on trees spend money as if there were no tomorrow spend money as if it were going out of fashion spend money as if it were going out of style disinherit sacrifice dispossess no longer have divest envelop devastate put to use avail oneself of have recourse to pare down slim down undermine gut raze cut back pillage beggar disfigure lay waste cripple financially reduce to beggary misapply ebb misemploy gamble away run dry pass idle away devote mismanage while away splash out kill beguile fill abuse misallocate misdirect invest disburse spend unwisely be wasteful pay give fork out diddle away embezzle misappropriate dish out stump up ante up pony up idle cast away fill up fill in play ducks and drakes with put out spring for put in part with contribute spend foolishly fribble away donate run-through while allocate laze lay something out loiter shirk overspend spend as if there were no tomorrow spend as if it were going out of style spend as if it grows on trees dally eat through fool away be wastefully extravagant with pour something down the drain chuck something down the drain let money slip through one's fingers spend money as if it grew on trees drop dole out pervert prodigalize dispense use fraudulently foot the bill throw money at prostitute distort profane warp garble mishandle misinterpret spend money like water throw money down the drain pour money down the drain throw money around misrepresent steal defalcate misconstrue put to wrong use make bad use of

Verb

To make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
tame control curb restrain check bridle contain constrain regulate inhibit govern subdue repress hold suppress measure rule keep moderate conquer calm overcome mitigate temper lick discipline soften pacify mellow mollify tranquillize tranquilize gentle humble mute cow reclaim rein in pull in tone down get the better of water down get a grip on stifle restrict limit keep in check master quell hold back hold in keep under control keep a tight rein on cool hinder smother bottle up still confine hamper trammel beat retard rein keep a lid on keep the lid on withhold hold down soothe quiet arrest impede frustrate modulate curtail cork bring under control gain mastery over bite back choke back compose keep back keep lid on defeat vanquish best solve quash stop lull allay thwart prevail over freeze muzzle intern direct bar relax squelch guide prevent put the brakes on simmer down keep in line imprison straiten stem muffle delimit stay gag deter relieve hold in check gaol jail triumph over rein back shut in hem in hog-tie soft-pedal keep within bounds lock up fight back put a brake on keep down put half nelson on cool off stem the flow of slow down manage ease keep control of subjugate cork up keep on a string gain control over get over bring into line find an answer to lay down the law to someone find a solution to get under control get control of deal with strangle settle re-collect peg adjust monitor cap entrammel fetter collect halt rally inspect corner recover put a limit on box in cool down bring to screeching halt button up cut back keep tight rein on tie up damp down delay obstruct set limits on impose limits on chain stall foil hamstring baulk hold up neutralize pause constrict incarcerate cramp cut short block catch reduce terminate swallow interrupt staunch bottleneck counteract repulse discourage choke put a spoke in someone's wheel interfere with circumvent slacken pace brake bring to a standstill pull up draw up play for time rebuff stand in the way of nip in the bud neutralise checkmate fetch up ban bind lock in deny concuss coop up fence in deprive shotgun disallow close in necessitate immure balk decide determine placate appease sway palliate mince deaden damp break form influence condition dictate assuage conciliate propitiate temperate handicap dampen affect shape mould leash bit harness modify alter touch underlie debar silence content predispose directionalize mold act on incline work on dispose shepherd detain impound circumscribe kill hogtie impact on exert influence on keep in be a factor in have an effect on play down cool out meet halfway sit on box up put away pin down pull back tie down have on a tight leash crack down calm down quieten crush disarm ameliorate surmount have an impact on chasten dispatch put down stroke grease dulcify con qualify sweeten square pacificate clobber dominate make peace with squash smooth over impose peace upon restore harmony to fix up butter up bury the hatchet kiss and make up take the edge off smooth someone's ruffled feathers lay back clear the air with make peace put the lid on win against crack down on stamp out put the kibosh on gain control of stymie encumber slow shackle hobble clog handcuff manacle embarrass short-circuit discontinue forestall put a stop to cumber prohibit cease cut off suspend hang up oppose put an end to interdict resist quit stave off intercept end bring up head off baffle avert avoid dam ward off bork tie stonewall shut out cripple break off shut off get in the way of shut down get in the way preclude throw a spanner in the works of forbid set back derail fend off disrupt sink lessen drop submerge hold off postpone pocket decrease throw a monkey wrench in the works of desist put off obviate forfend rule out diminish finish lay off interfere leave off conceal bring to an end quench forgo can eschew forbear crimp refuse fix slow up bog down let up decelerate outlaw desist from jam defer shelve close cancel give up divert slacken counter overpower evade abstain close off put back entangle ward renounce knock off pack in turn aside kick keep at bay proscribe stanch steer clear of cramp one's style put a lid on abandon disturb occlude hide inconvenience exclude dodge withstand gulp back congest stuff scupper extinguish enjoin retardate stop up nullify shush stunt intermit escape pick off shun clog up sidestep choke off bung up plug up abjure skirt weigh down clamp down on put an stop to reject break up refrain from cut out come to a standstill give over pull the plug on put on ice call a halt to pack up do without keep off defend against keep from abstain from forbear from scrub sabotage dissuade plug adjourn capture set entrap barricade impair sandbag conclude abort fence deflect crab obscure duck mire hesitate falter ostracize blockade block up incommode screen bottle cover up loiter shorten abbreviate abridge discommode censor disadvise scare immobilize cut remit keep secret faze make illegal immobilise fill up fill close out belay bung lullaby refrain quelch suffocate burden jam up becalm salve embargo hush disadvantage pass save die ostracise taboo clot waive be a hindrance to forswear dissolve pre-empt help bypass repel prorogue turn off stopper mothball shake chill estop procrastinate defend talk out of stand still contravene place a limit on lay aside take down back off drown throw cold water on forsake hold off on lose speed cut down oppress call it quits call a halt put a damper on gum up mark off stop oneself put on hold put on back burner put on the shelf pour cold water on protract come to a stop leave alone hold over comfort balm saddle with drag one's feet come to a halt bite one's lip withhold from push back prevent oneself from swear off restrain oneself from steer clear prevent yourself from count out not give in to stop oneself from make late fight off give a hard time put in cold storage ease up anticipate straitjacket tie someone down ruin hang on hold the fort resist attack fight sidetrack brace net enmesh ensnare choke something back cushion come down hard on snag hold something in demarcate act against cross destroy gulp scotch tether bound left out keep feeling inside oneself enclose trap bring to naught collar discountenance circumnavigate veto debilitate overload boycott blacklist dissuade from discomfit rattle disfavour disfavor warn indispose frighten deprecate disconcert spoil prolong park garrote garrotte prevent from making progress inc charge bother tie one's hands stave retain specify demark prescribe seal caulk elude put on brakes keep a rein on slam on the brakes disqualify keep from happening define delimitate girdle not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of sideline criminalize louse up set a limit on say goodbye to cut into break into block out close up foul up screw up lag abate get bogged down put the brakes on take out of play snuff make difficult put at a disadvantage bring an end to drag feet hold captive clip someone's wings put out hush up heap shower shroud blackball except eliminate choke up pack throw a spanner in the works throw a spoke in the wheel of put a ceiling on reef embog arrive buck nix spike put straitjacket on throw monkey wrench in put out of commission cramp someone's style place at a disadvantage give disadvantage take out dawdle down loaf bog flag poke resolve reconcile solace make up console tune down keep hold of tamper throttle sever keep within limits block off confuse obturate complicate hold the line declare taboo criminalise trouble conflict override exile draw the line on check oneself turn down make it impossible for make impossible make it impracticable for give the thumbs down to declare illegal put the chill on give the red light to say no refuse to pay dam up gibbet gunge up wring shut out of noose squeeze freeze out silt up back-water keep waiting lose steam wind down anchor it tongue-tie ice pigeonhole dispense with make impracticable miss stay away from make up for deny yourself shake off break the habit of skip out on get around shrink from shirk stay away get out of restrain from counterbalance skip shy from negate reschedule table hit the brakes let down flaps get there draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill bulwark guard disband prorogate recess monkey with stand let call off axe erode elide undermine dock truncate syncopate fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate pass up not touch have nothing to do with not do take the cure jack in bring to a close bring to a halt put aside parry alleviate dummy up dry up shut up get back at reply beat off defend yourself retaliate put up a fight riposte rescind scrap call bring repeal revoke recall clip take a breather from put on a back burner lay on the table take a rain check on inactivate put on the back burner hang fire omit put in abeyance file pink-slip keep in abeyance lay over hold in abeyance cover fend enfetter enchain gyve pinion cheat damage weaken compromise chain up clap secure cuff stop dead break short leave unfinished stop cold stop short stop in full flow internalize reassure fall scratch cry off ax internalise stand off peter out not move safeguard against secure against protect against shield against seize rock to sleep take the sting out take it easy chill out settle down quiet down ease off take the edge stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against keep at arm's length take put in irons clap in irons expropriate grab snatch commandeer act like a wet blanket stop midstream mark down retrench lower economize economise contract slash infringe encroach on tie someone's hands attack ambush challenge knock it off put in chains appropriate interlope confront shortstop accost interpose hijack tackle waylay buttonhole keep under wraps keep inside black out clamp down come down on take severe measures against take stern measures against tighten up on get tough pounce on take on get tough on come down on like a ton of bricks come down heavily on swoop down on cut in take away forego make off with quit cold cease to indulge in go without lay off of kick the habit kick over head off at pass elapse lapse expire go waver dither stagger vacillate wabble teeter balance wobble scruple limp stumble whiffle wind up dead-end wink out come to an end bring to a stop be over call it a day close down be suspended put a sock in draw to a close be abandoned come to a close blow the whistle on hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill be broken off shilly-shally wiggle-waggle draw to a stand hang back come to rest

Verb

To expel or send away, especially permanently
expel dismiss ban bar oust debar throw out blackball drum out turn out kick out blacklist cashier discharge exclude out reject relegate remove turf out banish black boot out bounce chase defenestrate eject push out rout slang thrust out chuck out fling out send packing sling out bin off cast out dispossess expulse fire fordrive get rid of heave out run off sack suspend ask to leave drive away give someone the push give the elbow give someone the air give someone the big E give the boot give the bum's rush give the hook give walking papers show the door show you the door throw out on ear throw out on your ear axe discard release ax terminate can retire supplant excuse replace bump nix displace supersede lay off freeze out let go declare redundant pink-slip make redundant give someone notice deprive of office let one go give one notice run out of town muster out give someone the sack relieve of duty turn off give someone their cards ride out on rail give someone the boot give someone the bullet give someone their marching orders lock out give the heave-ho evict force out drive out unseat depose boot exile deport ostracize dislodge extrude eliminate excommunicate topple shut out put out send away ostracise give the old heave-ho defrock dethrone demote throw someone out on their ear disqualify ignore give someone their notice repudiate overturn boycott turf overthrow bring down unmake proscribe unfrock deprive disallow veto snub preclude smoke out keep out disfrock embargo unthrone uncrown remove from office chuck impeach dispel disfellowship disbar shift omit shun prohibit drive off except rule out interdict send home send to Coventry flush out give one the gate outlaw leave out scatter drop expatriate count out leave out in the cold give notice to disperse disband clear vote against move hand someone his hat eighty-six evacuate upset discrown break transfer dislocate give the sack to send off ship refuse forbid discount disclude stop disregard uproot take over chase out toss out close out put an embargo on miss out cut out show the door to let out take out pink slip give somebody their cards give marching orders hand walking papers put out in the street give the sack give the cold shoulder to give a pink slip give somebody the boot give somebody the push remove from power rusticate send somebody packing attaint throw someone out consign coldshoulder repulse empty unchurch transport yeet prohibit from entering denounce heave downgrade degrade ferret out anathematize unhorse subvert court martial overlook takfir curse give somebody notice strip of rank disentitle ditch unloose irrupt dump toss purge give heave-ho dissipate force to leave unsettle chase off vote out give one's cards unhire give somebody the pink slip shed dehire give somebody the sack give pink slip give bum's rush throw overboard kiss goodbye squeeze out do away with give someone their P45 give the chop show the gate to usurp disenthrone disthrone say no to declare ineligible refuse admission to refuse entrance to deny stand in the way of reposition abolish not include fail to include factor out relocate expunge pull detach disturb budge abstract delete cut squander chase away avoid elide forget slur erase knock over disentangle extricate repel scramble free bring low step into shoes of take down see the back of give something a miss leave off knock out of position knock out of place clear out dig out get out knock loose bring about the downfall of withdraw consider undesirable split up beat off break up estop deny access to obviate prevent block sideline bate occlude steer clear of thumbs down place an embargo on hit list refuse to employ down negative kill not count refuse to admit put on hit list break it up pass over ward off set aside refuse admittance prevent from entering shut the door on cold-shoulder spurn take away move out shoot down clear from send to a safe place remove from undermine liberate demobilize dispatch rid bundle demobilise relieve displant substitute override give the cold shoulder wrench out crowd swap places with substitute for sit in front for fill in ring outplace take over from ring in back up force stand in take the place of pension deselect furlough shelve recall disemploy depone show out allow to go dispense with dispose of do without cast off slough off push aside give the ax give the gate wash out pay off give someone his turn away give notice kiss off give warning

Verb

(music) To speak in rhyming lyrics rhythmically

Noun

A sculpture of a person's head, shoulders, and chest
sculpture carving statue effigy head figure model three-dimensional representation statuette figurine image likeness representation icon picture portrait bronze illustration painting sketch idol drawing depiction resemblance portrayal reproduction ikon simulacrum profile copy graven image dummy guy figurehead monument study photograph puppet delineation replica counterpart facsimile fetish doll cast talisman avatar piece statuary look semblance air aura aspect inscription engraving etching marble ivory artist's impression artifact frieze bas-relief artefact torso embodiment exemplification impression demonstration diagram symbol sign portraiture rendering facade façade impersonation duplicate personification design imitation adumbration manikin scarecrow god totem hero toy golden calf lookalike favourite favorite ideal rag doll mannequin mold waxwork death mask mould form deity effigy of Guy Fawkes eidolon inamorata obsession dear desire false god goddess pinup dolly artwork miniature pagan symbol human representation canvas amulet marionette image of a person vignette charm clone draft draught art cartoon presentment blueprint panorama doodle tableau poppet simulation double periapt juju plaything mascot mojo phylactery ringer copycat ditto moppet look-alike spitting image action figure dead ringer mock-up knock-off baby zemi superstition embodier objectification externalization personifier abstract superstar incarnation incorporation epitome instantiation manifestation genius mammon pet pin-up darling favicon cult object voodoo doll exemplar externalisation graphical user interface graphic image painted image almighty dollar

Noun

An object, person or endeavour in a state of failure
failure disaster fiasco flop debacle dud fizzle clunker lemon miss shipwreck turkey washout bomb bummer catastrophe loser clinker crash fail frost botch mess collapse defeat wreck abortion lead balloon breakdown blunder failing misadventure bungle misstep let-down rout miscarriage nonsuccess hash loss faux pas false step nonperformance implosion damp squib downfall dead loss frustration no-hoper foul-up non-starter snafu screw-up balls-up sinking ship calamity flash in the pan dead duck bankruptcy overthrow stalemate total loss disappointment ruin letdown shambles decay rupture inadequacy deficiency deterioration decline deficit checkmate stoppage mishap tragedy misfortune nonachievement car crash ruination omission fall oversight also-ran nonstarter setback neglect default delinquency error trainwreck non-achiever unsuccess foundering undoing whammy cropper farce unsuccessfulness train wreck lack of success coming to nothing non-fulfilment fizzling out breaking down negligence misprision dereliction dog flopperoo bellyflop blank no-go pig's ear fizzer trouble nonfeasance muck omnishambles muddle bodge cockup screwup jalopy rabble embarrassment pig's breakfast junk reject mistake route vain attempt old banger stumble capitulation piece of junk slip vanquishing flameout disintegration trouncing dumb thing to do liquidation fault misfiring fall from grace anticlimax discomfiture blow miscue downer impecuniousness pennilessness penury beggary misfire reverse want defect shellacking crack-up beating vanquishment havoc licking dissolution smash reversal smashup defeasance devastation drubbing underachiever has-been rejection drag administration indebtedness pauperdom folding receivership underdog write-off nobody nonentity bringdown choker financial ruin insolvency non-success blue ruin non-event falling through deadbeat down-and-outer flunkee underprivileged disadvantaged losel born loser two-time loser sore loser shit show incompetent termination degradation no one castaway comedown end malfunction halt cessation slump disruption interruption saddo disorganization seizure disorganisation shutdown non-function nonevent fumble bungling unsuccessful person unsuccessful challenger unsuccessful candidate defeated player disillusionment good-for-nothing box-office bomb dissatisfaction dismay disgruntlement derelict bum defaulter loafer nonperformer beat discouragement balk chagrin descent down black sheep no-good might-have-been ne'er-do-well moocher outcast demise pariah baulk castoff leper offscouring undesirable humbling belittlement demotion humiliation mortification downgrading dropout alien exile bitter pill closure loss of face lowering reality check disgrace comeuppance loss of status pratfall dive reduction social outcast sinking closing shutting down close-down going under winding up

Noun

An arrest for illegal activity