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Synonyms for clash
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash(noun)

    a loud resonant repeating noise

    "he could hear the clang of distant bells"

    Synonyms:
    clangour, smash, encounter, collapse, clank, skirmish, wreck, brush, clangoring, crash, clangor, friction, clang

  2. clash, friction(noun)

    a state of conflict between persons

    Synonyms:
    clangour, encounter, rubbing, detrition, clank, skirmish, brush, clangoring, crash, clangor, friction, clang

  3. clash(noun)

    a state of conflict between colors

    "her dress was a disturbing clash of colors"

    Synonyms:
    clangour, encounter, clank, skirmish, brush, clangoring, crash, clangor, friction, clang

  4. brush, clash, encounter, skirmish(verb)

    a minor short-term fight

    Synonyms:
    brushing, face-off, clangor, brush, coming upon, clang, brushwood, encounter, skirmish, clank, confrontation, clangour, copse, meeting, thicket, showdown, friction, crash, coppice, clangoring, light touch

  5. collide, clash(verb)

    crash together with violent impact

    "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed"

    Synonyms:
    collide, jar

  6. clash, jar, collide(verb)

    be incompatible; be or come into conflict

    "These colors clash"

    Synonyms:
    jolt, bump around, collide, shake up, jar

  7. clash(verb)

    disagree violently

    "We clashed over the new farm policies"

    Synonyms:
    collide, jar

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. clash

    Collision, the act or fact of striking violently together, is the result of motion or action, and is sudden and momentary; contact may be a condition of rest, and be continuous and permanent; collision is sudden and violent contact. Concussion is often by transmitted force rather than by direct impact; two railway-trains come into collision; an explosion of dynamite shatters neighboring windows by concussion. Impact is the blow given by the striking body; as, the impact of the cannon-shot upon the target. An encounter is always violent, and generally hostile. Meeting is neutral, and may be of the dearest friends or of the bitterest foes; of objects, of persons, or of opinions; of two or of a multitude. Shock is the result of collision. In the figurative use, we speak of clashing of views, collision of persons. Opposition is used chiefly of persons, more rarely of opinions or interests; conflict is used indifferently of all.

    Synonyms:
    clashing, collision, concussion, conflict, contact, encounter, impact, meeting, opposition, shock

    Antonyms:
    agreement, amity, coincidence, concert, concord, concurrence, conformity, harmony, unison, unity

    Preposition:
    Collision of one object with another; of or between opposing objects.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clash(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    collide, come into collision, strike against each other

  2. clash(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    clank, clang

  3. clash(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    disagree, contend, interfere, be mutually opposed, act in a contrary direction

  4. clash(n.)

    Synonyms:
    collision

  5. clash(n.)

    Synonyms:
    clang, clank, clangor, clashing

  6. clash(n.)

    Synonyms:
    opposition, contradiction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clash(n)

    Synonyms:
    collision, crash, opposition, interference, contrariety, clangor, clang

  2. clash(v)

    Synonyms:
    collide, hurtle, crash together, contend, disagree, clatter, clang

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shock, confrontation, clashes, conflict, collision, gunbattle, saddam, crash, battle, engagement

How to pronounce clash?

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How to use clash in a sentence?

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    No. 2, it helps to create this clash of civilizations that is actually a recruiting tool for ISIS and other radical jihadists who use this as a way of saying, 'We are in a war against the West -- you must join us,'.

  2. Marc Chagall:

    When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If theres a clash between the two, its bad art.

  3. President Gwynne Shotwell:

    Change is hard for the military, it’s a big culture clash, but it's becoming more and more apparent to folks in the (Department of Defense) that innovation is good, that change is good, and that stagnation ... is not good.

  4. Julia Stiles:

    Wow, I didn’t expect that. What was supposed to be a shout out of products I like, suddenly becomes an invitation to comment on my baby, and my ability as a mother. That’s the internet for you… but also, Instagrammers: instead of writing snarky comments about a 5 week old, try dancing around your living room to a Clash record. It’s way more fun.

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    This is not, and we should not let it become, a clash of civilizations.


Translations for clash

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  • يتصادم, تصادمArabic
  • трясък, сблъсквам се, тряскамBulgarian
  • střetCzech
  • Zusammenstoß, Auseinandersetzung, ClashGerman
  • κλαγγή, βροντώ, συγκρούομαι, κλαγγάζωGreek
  • colisionSpanish
  • برخوردPersian
  • kalskahdus, yhteenotto, kalskahtaa, kalske, ottaa yhteenFinnish
  • cliquetis, échauffourée, fracas, escarmouche, s'affronterFrench
  • gliongScottish Gaelic
  • संघर्षHindi
  • csattanásHungarian
  • scontro, zuffa, cozzare, scontrarsi, schermaglia, baruffaItalian
  • clashNorwegian
  • столкновение, стычка, громыхание, гул, сталкиваться, лязг, разборка, грохот, греметь, грохотать, конфликтоватьRussian
  • skräll, smällSwedish
  • 衝突Chinese

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