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?
Agriculture is the heart of our region (Southwest Georgia), and water is the lifeblood of agriculture, farmers have been very invested in following…the water wars over the last several decades because it will immensely impact what we do, and that uncertainty is something we have to take into account.
She's the daughter of the President, but, putting that aside, she's actually one of the highest-ranking women in the White House... there are a number of places in which she could be making an impact, but we are seeing that this administration is the worst for women that I've seen in my lifetime.
My sense is domestic demand is also lower, so the impact on net exports may be less than the production decline.
We were all interested in estimating the public health impact and efficiency of PrEP.
This relationship can be driven further in both directions, we need to talk to each other more often, to clarify the scope of future rules and to ensure we understand impact of regulation on ground.
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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