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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
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, impactnoun
"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, touchverb
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
How to use impact in a sentence?
I don’t know if she’s homeless, I don’t know where she’s staying at; we’re unable to contact her. Clearly, this has had a great impact in her life.
These guys are on the frontline, making the biggest impact, if they did a good job, if we felt like they're helping us win, we start to idolize them a little.
The impact of oil's steep price plunge on end users is unlikely to be repeated and economic conditions are forecast to remain problematic in countries such as China.
There's still a small chunk of firms still struggling with the changes, the bottom line is that there will continue to be a slow-burning impact of new trade frictions on The UK economy, even if the immediate teething problems have passed.
The impact has still been fairly small on us.
Translations for impact
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- 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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