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clash

clash

 
pronunciation:
klaesh
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: clashed, clashes, clashing
definition 1: to strike together with force, making a loud noise.
The knights' swords clashed in battle.
synonyms:
collide
similar words:
clang, clank, clatter, strike
definition 2: to disagree sharply.
They clashed over who should be the leader.
synonyms:
argue, collide, conflict, disagree
antonyms:
agree, coincide, see eye to eye
similar words:
contend, differ, quarrel
definition 3: to not match or work together in color, tone, or time.
Your red shirt clashes with those orange shorts.The time of our club meeting clashes with my hockey game.
antonyms:
go, match
similar words:
conflict
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a harsh, loud sound.
There was a clash of metal against metal when one car backed into the other.
similar words:
bang, clang, clank, clatter
definition 2: a fight, battle, or disagreement.
The two hockey teams had a clash on the ice.
synonyms:
battle, conflict, disagreement, fight, struggle
similar words:
argument, combat, dispute, quarrel, row
derivations: clashingly (adv.), clasher (n.)
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