What does the word crush mean?

Usage examples for crush

  1. The stone, which is usually single, may be so large and so hard that it is necessary to crush it before it can be removed. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  2. Your fingers are hard as iron, and they crush right into a fellow! – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  3. So one of his friends suggested that he should crush it under the heel of his boot as it was no good. – The One Great Reality by Louisa Clayton