clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash(noun)
a loud resonant repeating noise
"he could hear the clang of distant bells"
a state of conflict between persons
a state of conflict between colors
"her dress was a disturbing clash of colors"
brush, clash, encounter, skirmish(verb)
a minor short-term fight
brushing, face-off, clangor, brush, coming upon, clang, brushwood, encounter, skirmish, clank, confrontation, clangour, copse, meeting, thicket, showdown, friction, crash, coppice, clangoring, light touch
crash together with violent impact
"The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed"
clash, jar, collide(verb)
be incompatible; be or come into conflict
"These colors clash"
"We clashed over the new farm policies"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Collision of one object with another; of or between opposing objects.
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How to use clash in a sentence?
There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, peace, peacebut there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
Let the ideas clash, let the swords sleep!
Based on what I know, the Chinese side also suffered casualties in the Galwan Valley physical clash.
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
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.
Translations for clash
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- يتصادم, تصادمArabic
- трясък, сблъсквам се, тряскамBulgarian
- Zusammenstoß, Auseinandersetzung, ClashGerman
- κλαγγή, βροντώ, συγκρούομαι, κλαγγάζωGreek
- kalskahdus, yhteenotto, kalskahtaa, kalske, ottaa yhteenFinnish
- cliquetis, échauffourée, fracas, escarmouche, s'affronterFrench
- gliongScottish Gaelic
- scontro, zuffa, cozzare, scontrarsi, schermaglia, baruffaItalian
- столкновение, стычка, громыхание, гул, сталкиваться, лязг, разборка, грохот, греметь, грохотать, конфликтоватьRussian
- skräll, smällSwedish
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