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jar2

jar2

pronunciation:
jar
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: jarred, jarring, jars
definition 1: to collide or bump so as to cause vibration; jolt.
The car jarred against the guardrail.
synonyms:
bump
similar words:
bang, jolt, knock
definition 2: to result in a disagreeable effect, as on the nerves.
That music jars on me.
synonyms:
grate
similar words:
irritate, rankle
definition 3: to emit a harsh, unpleasant, unmelodious sound.
synonyms:
jangle
similar words:
clang, clangor, clank, grate
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to collide with or bump against.
Her shopping cart jarred mine as we both headed toward the cash register.
synonyms:
jog
similar words:
bump, jolt, stagger, thrash
definition 2: to deal a solid knock or blow to (something) with resulting vibration or pain.
I jarred my knee when I fell against the chair.
similar words:
bang, hit, knock, strike
definition 3: to have a disagreeable effect on.
The news report jarred us.
synonyms:
disturb, perturb, upset
antonyms:
soothe
similar words:
irk, irritate, jangle, jolt, rock
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a collision that produces vibration; jolt.
synonyms:
collision, jolt
similar words:
crash, shock
definition 2: a harsh, unpleasant, unmelodious sound.
synonyms:
jangle
similar words:
cacophony, clang, clank, dissonance
definition 3: a mental or emotional shock.
synonyms:
shock
similar words:
jolt
derivations: jarring (adj.), jarringly (adv.)