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Wordnet 3.0


1. out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken');
- Example: "a broken washing machine"
- Example: "the coke machine is broken"
- Example: "the coke machine is busted"
[syn: broken, busted]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

damaged \damaged\ (d[a^]m"[asl]jd), adj. 1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other desirable trait; -- usually not used of persons. Opposite of undamaged. [Narrower terms: battered, beat-up, beaten-up, bedraggled, broken-down, dilapidated, ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound; bent, crumpled, dented; blasted, rent, ripped, torn; broken-backed; burned-out(prenominal), burned out(predicate), burnt-out(prenominal), burnt out(predicate); burst, ruptured; corroded; cracked, crackled, crazed; defaced, marred; hurt, weakened; knocked-out(prenominal), knocked out; mangled, mutilated; peeling; scraped, scratched; storm-beaten] Also See blemished, broken, damaged, destroyed, impaired, injured, unsound. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Rendered imperfect by impairing the integrity of some part, or by breaking. Opposite of unbroken. [Narrower terms: busted; chipped; cracked; crumbled, fragmented; crushed, ground; dissolved; fractured; shattered, smashed, splintered; split; unkept, violated] Also See: damaged, imperfect, injured, unsound. Syn: broken. [WordNet 1.5] 3. being unjustly brought into disrepute; as, her damaged reputation. Syn: discredited. [WordNet 1.5] 4. made to appear imperfect; -- especially of reputation; as, the senator's seriously damaged reputation. Syn: besmirched, flyblown, spotted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

busted \busted\ adj. 1. Inoperable due to damage; broken; -- of a machine; as, the coke machine is busted. [informal] [WordNet 1.5] 2. Arrested for committing a crime; -- of a person; as, the rock star was busted for coke possession.. [informal] [PJC] 3. [predicate] same as demoted; -- said especially of military rank, and often folowed by to; as, he was busted to corporal for being AWOL. [PJC] 4. [predicate] same as exhausted; -- of people. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

busted adj 1: out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken'); "a broken washing machine"; "the coke machine is broken"; "the coke machine is busted" [syn: broken, busted]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "busted": aggravated, bankrupt, beat, broke, broken, burned, burst, checked, chipped, cracked, crazed, cut, damaged, destitute, deteriorated, embittered, exacerbated, failed, flat, flat broke, harmed, hurt, impaired, imperfect, in bits, in pieces, in receivership, in shards, injured, insolvent, irritated, lacerated, mangled, mutilated, on the rocks, oofless, rent, ruined, ruptured, scalded, scorched, shattered, slashed, slit, smashed, split, sprung, stone-broke, stony, strapped, the worse for, torn, weakened, worse, worse off, worsened