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Synonyms for crunch
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crunch(noun)

    the sound of something crunching

    "he heard the crunch of footsteps on the gravel path"

    Synonyms:
    compaction, crush

  2. crunch(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    compaction, crush

  3. crush, crunch, compaction(verb)

    the act of crushing

    Synonyms:
    densification, puppy love, crushed leather, jam, crush, compression, calf love, concretion, press, compaction, infatuation

  4. crunch, scranch, scraunch, crackle(verb)

    make a crushing noise

    "his shoes were crunching on the gravel"

    Synonyms:
    munch, bray, craunch, grind, mash, cranch, crepitate, scraunch, scranch, crackle, comminute

  5. crunch, cranch, craunch, grind(verb)

    press or grind with a crushing noise

    Synonyms:
    dig, craunch, scranch, travail, cranch, labour, grind, comminute, munch, crackle, grate, toil, bray, labor, mash, moil, scraunch, drudge

  6. crunch, munch(verb)

    chew noisily

    "The children crunched the celery sticks"

    Synonyms:
    munch, bray, craunch, grind, mash, cranch, scraunch, scranch, crackle, comminute

  7. grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute(verb)

    reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading

    "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic"

    Synonyms:
    flirt, craunch, crackle, dig, travail, squelch, cranch, dally, labour, coquet, chat up, romance, comminute, crush, coquette, scraunch, butterfly, scranch, squeeze, munch, grind, grate, toil, bray, labor, hee-haw, mash, squash, moil, philander, drudge

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crunch":

    crisis, strangulation, contraction

How to pronounce crunch?

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Karen
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Veena
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How to say crunch in sign language?

  1. crunch

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How to use crunch in a sentence?

  1. Cyrus Poonawalla:

    They indicated it would be difficult for them to dish that much out right now, naturally, we weren't going to accept a lower valuation just because there is a liquidity crunch going on.

  2. Barney Reynolds:

    They want a slightly more business-friendly approach to take root and to rein back from some of the more hostile approaches immediately post credit crunch, this is very much welcome as the UK financial sector was starting to lose traction.

  3. Mark Christmann:

    When I first sink my teeth into it, there’s a lot of crunch, imagine snapping twigs, that’s what I heard in my head when I was biting. Twigs snapping, a lot of them.

  4. Aggreko CEO Chris Weston:

    Of course, if the crunch came and they needed power quickly we would respond.

  5. Frank Reda:

    We are expecting liquidity to get weaker going into 2015, so we are shifting out of some corporate exposure and moving into traditional agency MBS, that's not because we want to make a bet on mortgages, but because we want to structure the portfolio to protect it, in case there is a liquidity crunch.


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