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Synonyms for cracking
ˈkræk ɪŋcrack·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crack, cracking, snapnoun

    a sudden sharp noise

    "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"

    Synonyms:
    gap, sally, crevice, cranny, snap, whirl, snatch, elasticity, fissure, duck soup, picnic, piece of cake, ginger snap, offer, chap, ginger nut, crack cocaine, centering, quip, go, cinch, crack, scissure, pass, snapshot, gingersnap, wisecrack, pushover, walkover, fracture, fling, snap bean, child's play, press stud, catch, breeze, grab, snap fastener, tornado, cleft, shot

    Antonyms:
    bad

  2. fracture, crack, crackingnoun

    the act of cracking something

    Synonyms:
    go, fault, fracture, pass, fling, sally, crack, fissure, geological fault, wisecrack, faulting, quip, shift, break, tornado, cleft, offer, snap, crevice, chap, scissure, cranny, gap, crack cocaine, whirl, shot

    Antonyms:
    bad

  3. crackingadjective

    the process whereby heavy molecules of naphtha or petroleum are broken down into hydrocarbons of lower molecular weight (especially in the oil-refining process)

    Synonyms:
    snap, crack, fracture

    Antonyms:
    bad

  4. bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashingadjective

    very good

    "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"

    Antonyms:
    bad

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cracking":

    cracks, fissures, crack, cracker

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How to use cracking in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    We are cracking down right now on the European Union because they have not treated the United States fairly on trading, no, if they would do that I would say that that would probably end a major trade relationship with the United States.

  2. Elonka Dunin:

    Our Kryptos community is made up of people all around the world. We have thousands of people that are interested in Kryptos -- either cracking Our Kryptos community, or helping to see Our Kryptos community cracked, some of them are professional code breakers. Some of them are students.

  3. Joaquin Quinonero Candela:

    It’s somewhere in some photo [collection] a friend of mine took but in a few years I will have forgotten who took it, we’re doing research on cracking the image open and understanding it at the individual pixel level. This is called image segmentation. We’re building the ability to understand the individual objects that compose an image.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I thought the jobs report was very good. The big thing to me was cracking 4, that hasn't been done in a long time ... we're at full employment. We're doing great.

  5. The Chinese Foreign Ministry:

    We are also very happy that the two countries of China and Spain have achieved increasingly fruitful results in cracking down on crime and in joint law enforcement as political trust continuously deepens and pragmatic cooperation advances in a variety of areas.


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