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Synonyms for crunch
krʌntʃcrunch

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crunchnoun

    the sound of something crunching

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

    Synonyms:
    compaction, crush

  2. crunchnoun

    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, compactionverb

    the act of crushing

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

  4. crunch, scranch, scraunch, crackleverb

    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, grindverb

    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, munchverb

    chew noisily

    "The children crunched the celery sticks"

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

  7. grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminuteverb

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "crunch":

    crisis, strangulation, contraction

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How to use crunch in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Gallo:

    Positioning in FX and other asset classes had been biased towards 'risk on', higher equity prices, steeper yield curves and a weaker dollar.  A lot of that positioning is now simply getting walked back and tweaked as we enter the 'autumn crunch'.

  2. Brian Mantlana:

    It can get you to crunch time, but we are not there yet.

  3. Michael Hasenstab:

    In Ukraine we could see a path forward for the country. They just needed some financial engineering to get though a liquidity crunch, venezuela is about solvency.

  4. Monte Tucker:

    It's twice as high as it was two years ago. We were buying that feed for $ 200 a ton and today it's $ 400 plus. So, feed's doubled -- that's another crunch.

  5. Paulo Pereira:

    When you have a material currency discontinuity it makes sense to dust off previous M&A analyses and crunch the numbers again.


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