the striking of one body against another
a forceful consequence; a strong effect
"the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop"
impingement, encroachment, impact(noun)
"they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"
the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat
"the armies met in the shock of battle"
press or wedge together; pack together
affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch(verb)
have an effect upon
"Will the new rules affect me?"
adjoin, touch, dissemble, stir, rival, contact, involve, fix, pertain, continue, concern, mend, carry on, tinge, refer, strike, meet, move, bushel, uphold, advert, affect, sham, restore, tint, relate, touch on, equal, preserve, tinct, bear on, impress, repair, allude, regard, match, bear upon, pretend, come to, have-to doe with, push, furbish up, feign, reach, partake, extend to, disturb, doctor
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 impact in a sentence?
He went over and above for them. He once bought a pair of shoes for a boy who didn't have any, there was no bullying when he was around. He made such an impact on their lives, I can't believe he's gone.
Our market is very closed and we never had many foreign funds investing in those projects, so the impact is small, it may complicate efforts to get new players, but it does not affect the Chinese and Russian (companies) that are looking at our projects.
The impact from the dollar's rally already represents a form of tightening, so the Fed is in no rush to raise interest rates.
The impact of space activities is nothing less than the galvanizing of hope and imagination for human life continuum into a future of infinite possibility.
There is a lot of effort going on right now to minimize the impact, we do not anticipate any supply disruptions with our efforts.
Translations for impact
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- Einwirkung, beeinflussen, kollidieren, einwirken, beeinträchtigen, Einschlag, Druck, Aufprall, zusammenstossen, Aufschlag, Beeinflussung, Einfluss, Belastung, Stoß, einschlagen, zusammenpressen, WirkungGerman
- impacto, consecuencia, efectoSpanish
- iskuvaikutus, törmäys, vaikuttaa, törmätä, iskeytyä, puristaa kokoon, isku, vaikutus, iskeäFinnish
- impact, affecter, toucherFrench
- ütközik, behatás, befolyás, befolyásol, összenyomódikHungarian
- impatto, effettoItalian
- samenpersen, botsing, inslag, inwerken, beïnvloedenDutch
- virkning, treffvirkning, innvirkningNorwegian
- zderzać, wpływ, uderzać, uderzenie, ściskać, wpływaćPolish
- уда́р, влия́ние, толчо́к, сотрясе́ние, возде́йствие, влияниеRussian
- çarpma, tesir, vuruş, etkiTurkish
- کے اثراتUrdu
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