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Synonyms for bust
bʌst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flop, bust, fizzle(noun)

    a complete failure

    "the play was a dismal flop"

    Synonyms:
    flop, hiss, floating-point operation, dud, tear, bout, hissing, washout, sibilation, collapse, binge, fizzle, hushing, female chest

    Antonyms:
    rich

  2. female chest, bust(noun)

    the chest of a woman

    Synonyms:
    flop, binge, female chest, fizzle, tear, bout

    Antonyms:
    rich

  3. bust(noun)

    a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

    Synonyms:
    flop, binge, female chest, fizzle, tear, bout

    Antonyms:
    rich

  4. bust, tear, binge, bout(adj)

    an occasion for excessive eating or drinking

    "they went on a bust that lasted three days"

    Synonyms:
    flop, rip, snag, round, bout, split, tear, teardrop, orgy, binge, fizzle, female chest, rent, splurge, turn

    Antonyms:
    rich

  5. broke, bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke(verb)

    lacking funds

    "`skint' is a British slang term"

    Synonyms:
    skint, broke, stony-broke, stone-broke

    Antonyms:
    rich

  6. break, bust(verb)

    ruin completely

    "He busted my radio!"

    Synonyms:
    rupture, demote, kick downstairs, tear, cave in, collapse, let on, break-dance, split up, interrupt, offend, reveal, die, disclose, soften, expose, pause, fail, smash, erupt, wear out, weaken, get around, go bad, break up, recrudesce, transgress, break away, split, unwrap, come apart, bankrupt, crack, ruin, dampen, break, give away, get out, break off, separate, fall apart, break out, fall in, give out, go, founder, break in, break dance, stop, intermit, divulge, breach, check, snap off, damp, violate, infract, give, fracture, bring out, break down, discontinue, give way, conk out, better, part, relegate, burst, wear, raid, bump, snap, go against, discover, develop, let out

    Antonyms:
    rich

  7. raid, bust(verb)

    search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on

    "The police raided the crack house"

    Synonyms:
    tear, rupture, wear, wear out, foray into, snap, raid, break, fall apart, burst

    Antonyms:
    rich

  8. tear, rupture, snap, bust(verb)

    separate or cause to separate abruptly

    "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"

    Synonyms:
    wear out, buck, snatch up, click, fall apart, shoot, burst, flick, deplume, break down, crack, displume, pluck, photograph, break, shoot down, lose it, tear, raid, pull, wear, charge, snap, snatch, deplumate, snarl, rupture

    Antonyms:
    rich

  9. break, wear, wear out, bust, fall apart(verb)

    go to pieces

    "The lawn mower finally broke"; "The gears wore out"; "The old chair finally fell apart completely"

    Synonyms:
    crack, raid, tire out, break away, give way, hold out, soften, reveal, develop, unwrap, conk out, assume, jade, collapse, die, transgress, founder, weaken, discover, snap off, stop, go, demote, tire, break out, separate, don, split, give away, damp, wear off, smash, get into, interrupt, have on, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, divulge, pause, let on, get around, wear out, cave in, wear down, break-dance, break up, check, wear thin, give out, break in, give, split up, wear upon, better, burst, go bad, endure, rupture, breach, break off, disclose, erupt, weary, recrudesce, break dance, go against, dampen, fatigue, break down, fall in, tear, put on, bump, let out, ruin, fall apart, fag out, offend, kick downstairs, bear, part, infract, outwear, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, go to pieces, expose, break, discontinue, intermit, snap, wear

    Antonyms:
    rich

  10. burst, bust(verb)

    break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

    "The dam burst"

    Synonyms:
    wear out, bristle, abound, tear, collapse, break open, break, snap, raid, erupt, wear, burst, split, fall apart, explode, rupture

    Antonyms:
    rich

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pleite, chest, fiasco, arrest, flop, bankruptcy, collapse, debacle

How to pronounce bust?

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Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say bust in sign language?

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How to use bust in a sentence?

  1. Kellyanne Conway:

    Why would I hang a sign around Ted Cruz's neck that says' Iowa or bust' ? Because then there's only two options : Iowa, or bust.

  2. Tokyo University:

    Companies which take such steps at the cost of competitiveness would probably go bust even before the next disaster occurs.

  3. Van Assche:

    We're cutting costs in every way, shape and form that we can, this boom and bust thing has been a lot of fun.

  4. Sheriff Rick Staly:

    Im thankful that the person who located the bag did the right thing and called us, these are dangerous narcotics and could be deadly in the wrong hands. TRINITARIOS GANG BUST IN BOSTON SUBURB NETS 79 GUNS, 32 ARRESTS : FEDS Officials said the beach was searched, but no additional bags were found. Neighboring law enforcement agencies were notified of the narcotics so that they could check their beaches. The drugs discovered on the beach Friday were entered into evidence and will eventually be destroyed. Neat told FOX35 that the cocaine in the bag could be worth between.

  5. Disney CEO Robert Iger:

    Smooth transitions are good, i will say on the smooth transitions front, we are going through a smooth transition as well. We have already prepared a bust of President-elect Trump to go into our Hall of the Presidents at Disney World.


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