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clash

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

clashv. i. [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.].
  •  To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.  [1913 Webster]
    "However some of his interests might clash with those of the chief adjacent colony."  [1913 Webster]
clashv. t. 
     To strike noisily against or together.  [1913 Webster]
clashn. 
  •  A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.  [1913 Webster]
    "The roll of cannon and clash of arms."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "Clashes between popes and kings."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clash, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a loud jarring sound as of metal objects being struck together. b a collision, esp. with force.
2 a a conflict or disagreement. b a discord of colours etc.
--v.
1 a intr. make a clashing sound. b tr. cause to clash.
2 intr. collide; coincide awkwardly.
3 intr. (often foll. by with) a come into conflict or be at variance. b (of colours) be discordant.

Derivative
clasher n.
Etymology
imit.: cf. clack, clang, crack, crash

THESAURUS

clash

Babel, Discordia, Eris, action, aerial combat, affray, agree to disagree, altercation, antagonism, antagonize, antipathy, appulse, argue, argument, armored combat, bang, bang into, battle, battle royal, be antipathetic, be at cross-purposes, be at variance, be distinct, be distinguished, be inimical, be opposed to, beat against, belch, belligerence, blare, blat, box, brawl, bray, break, break off, broil, brunt, brush, bulldozing, bullfight, bulling, bump, bump into, burr, burst, bust, buzz, cackle, cannon, carambole, carom, carom into, caw, chirr, clamor, clang, clangor, clank, clap, clash of arms, clash with, clashing, close, cockfight, collide, collision, combat, come into collision, come to blows, concuss, concussion, conflict, conflict with, confront each other, confute, contend, contention, contest, contradict, contrapose, contrast with, contravene, controvert, counter, counteract, counterattack, counterbalance, countercheck, counterpoise, counterpose, countervail, counterwork, crack, crack up, crack-up, crash, crash into, craunch, croak, cross, cross swords, crump, crunch, cut and thrust, dash into, depart from, despitefulness, deviate from, differ, differ in opinion, difference, disaccord, disaccord with, disaffinity, disagree, disagree with, disagreement, discord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, dispute, dissent, divaricate from, diverge, diverge from, dogfight, duel, embroilment, encounter, engagement, enmity, exchange blows, exchange of blows, fall foul of, fence, feud, fight, fight a duel, fire fight, flap, flop, foul, fracas, fray, fret, friction, gall, give and take, give satisfaction, go against, go counter to, grapple, grapple with, grate, grind, groan, ground combat, growl, grumble, hammering, hand-to-hand combat, hand-to-hand fight, harshness, hate, hatred, hit, hit a clinker, hit against, hold opposite views, hostility, house-to-house combat, hurt, hurtle, impact, impinge, impingement, incompatibility, incompatibleness, inharmoniousness, inharmony, interfere with, jangle, jar, jar with, jolt, jostle, joust, juxtapose in opposition, knock, knock against, lock horns, malevolence, malice, malignity, mauling, meet, meet head-on, meeting, melee, mere noise, militate against, mischief, mismatch, mismate, misunderstand one another, mix it up, naval combat, negate, noise, noncooperation, not accord with, not get along, not square with, object, offset, onslaught, open conflict, oppose, oppugn, passage of arms, percuss, percussion, pitched battle, play at cross-purposes, pull different ways, quarrel, quarrelsomeness, ramming, rap, rasp, rassle, report, repugnance, resist, riot, row, rub, rumble, rumpus, run a tilt, run against, run counter to, run into, running fight, scramble, scranch, scrap, scrape, scratch, scrimmage, scrunch, scuffle, set off, set-to, shock, shoving match, sideswipe, skirmish, slam, slam into, slap, slat, sledgehammering, smack, smack into, smash, smash into, smash up, smash-up, smashing, snarl, snore, spar, spite, spitefulness, splat, squabble, stand apart, stand over against, stand-up fight, strained relations, street fight, strike, strike against, strive, struggle, swap, swim upstream, tap, tauromachy, tension, thrust and parry, thrusting, thwack, tilt, tourney, try, tug-of-war, tussle, twang, unharmoniousness, unpleasantness, unstring, untune, vary, wage war, wallop, war, whack, wham, whap, whomp, whop, work against, wrangle, wrestle

ROGET THESAURUS

clash

Disagreement

VB disagree, clash, jar, interfere, intrude, come amiss, not concern, mismatch, humano capiti cervicem jungere equinam.

Discord

N discord, disagreement, discord, disaccord, dissidence, dissonance, jar, clash, shock, jarring, jostling, screw loose, variance, difference, dissension, misunderstanding, cross purposes, odds, brouillerie, division, split, rupture, disruption, division in the camp, house divided against itself, disunion, breach, schism, feud, faction, quarrel, dispute, tiff, tracasserie, squabble, altercation, barney, demel_e, snarl, spat, towrow, words, high words, wrangling, jangle, brabble, cross questions and crooked answers, snip-snap, family jars, polemics, litigation, strife, warfare, outbreak, open rupture, declaration of war, broil, brawl, row, racket, hubbub, rixation, embroilment, embranglement, imbroglio, fracas, breach of the peace, piece of work, scrimmage, rumpus, breeze, squall, riot, disturbance, commotion, bear garden, Donnybrook, Donnybrook Fair, subject of dispute, ground of quarrel, battle ground, disputed point, bone of contention, bone to pick, apple of discord, casus belli, question at issue, vexed question, vexata quaestio, brand of discord, troublous times, cat-and-dog life, contentiousness, enmity, hate, Kilkenny cats, disputant, strange bedfellows, discordant, disagreeing, out of tune, ajar, on bad terms, dissentient, unreconciled, unpacified, contentious, quarrelsome, unpacific, gladiatorial, controversial, polemic, disputatious, factious, litigious, litigant, pettifogging, at odds, at loggerheads, at daggers drawn, at variance, at issue, at cross purposes, at sixes and sevens, at feud, at high words, up in arms, together by the ears, in hot water, embroiled, torn, disunited, quot homines tot sententiae, no love lost between them, non nostrum tantas componere lites, Mars gravior sub pace latet, discord, discordance, dissonance, cacophony, want of harmony, caterwauling, harshness, Babel, Dutch concert, cat's concert, marrowbones and cleavers, discordant, dissonant, absonant, out of tune, tuneless, unmusical, untunable, unmelodious, immelodious, unharmonious, inharmonious, singsong, cacophonous, harsh, jarring.

VB be discordant, disagree, come amiss, clash, jar, jostle, pull different ways, conflict, have no measures with, misunderstand one another, live like cat and dog, differ, dissent, have a bone to pick, have a crow to pluck with, fall out, quarrel, dispute, litigate, controvert, squabble, wrangle, jangle, brangle, bicker, nag, spar, have words, with, fall foul of, split, break with, break squares with, part company with, declare war, try conclusions, join issue, put in issue, pick a quarrel, fasten a quarrel on, sow dissension, stir up dissension, embroil, entangle, disunite, widen the breach, set at odds, set together by the ears, set against, pit against, get into hot water, fish in troubled waters, brawl, kick up a row, kick up a dust, turn the house out of window, be discordant, jar.

Counteraction

VB counteract, run counter, clash, cross, interfere with, conflict with, contravene, jostle, go against, run against, beat against, militate against, stultify, antagonize, block, oppose, traverse, withstand, hinder, repress, react, undo, neutralize, counterpoise, overpoise.

Impulse

N impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, improvisatore, creature of impulse, extemporaneous, impulsive, indeliberate, snap, improvised, improvisate, improvisatory, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, improviso, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum, push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw, explosion, propulsion, percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump, impact, elan, charge, beating, blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab, fillip, slam, bang, hit, whack, thwack, cuff, squash, dowse, swap, whap, punch, thump, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration, ruade, arietation, cut, thrust, lunge, yerk, carom, carrom, clip, jab, plug, sidewinder, sidewipe, sideswipe, hammer, sledge hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail, ram, rammer, battering ram, monkey, pile-driving engine, punch, bat, cant hook, cudgel, ax, dynamics, seismometer, accelerometer, earthquake detector, impelling, impulsive, impellent, booming, dynamic, dynamical, impelled, a hit, a very palpable hit.

Snap

VB rap, snap, tap, knock, ping, click, clash, crack, crackle, crash, pop, slam, bang, blast, boom, clap, clang, clack, whack, wham, brustle, burst on the ear, crepitate, rump, blow up, blow, detonate.


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