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?
The impact of government investment seems to be not as strong as previously, which could be because there are too many machines out there already, we know the breakneck growth we saw back in 2010 will never come back again.
These initiatives will have a ... pretty significant impact because they are about better communications and breaking down stovepipes, that doesn't mean we're going to change our standards, but we can remove hurdles that are unnecessary and slow things down.
If you don’t plan properly, if you don’t do proper environmental impact assessments, then you are doomed to fail and at the Nairobi National Park this could lead to more lions and other animals coming into contact with a growing human presence.
The questions around the impact of CTE has really evolved to, Well, how many years did your father play football? rather than, How many concussions did he have?
Because of lack of energy, we have a lot of trees being cut down for charcoal. This has an impact on natural water bodies such as rivers and springs and on ground-water recharging.
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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