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Dictionary definition for: Bust

1. (n) a complete failure; "the play was a dismal flop"

2. (v) ruin completely; "He busted my radio!"

3. (s) lacking funds; "skint" is a British slang term"

4. (n) a sculpture of the head and shoulders of a person

5. (v) search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"

6. (n) an occasion for excessive eating or drinking; "they went on a bust that lasted three days"

7. (v) separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped" "tear the paper"

8. (v) go to pieces; "The lawn mower finally broke" "The gears wore out" "The old chair finally fell apart completely"

9. (v) break open or apart suddenly and forcefully; "The dam burst"

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