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parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: Im paekt
definition 1: the coming together of objects with great force; crash; collision
Cameras recorded the violent impact of the aircraft with the ground.
collision, crash
similar words:
bump, contact, hit, percussion, shock, thump
definition 2: the force of two objects or bodies colliding with each other.
The impact of the crash was strong enough to shake the building.
similar words:
force, power
definition 3: effect or influence.
His stirring speech had a great impact on the audience.My professor's impact on my thinking was deep and lasting.
effect, influence
similar words:
action, bearing, consequence, impress, impression, repercussion, result
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part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: Im paekt [or] ihm paekt
inflections: impacts, impacting, impacted
definition 1: to force or press closely into something.
Here is where the meteorite impacted the Earth.
cram, jam, pack, press, push, squeeze, stuff
similar words:
compact, compress, condense, congest, crowd, throng
definition 2: to affect directly; to have a direct impact on.
The scientists are studying how the dam has impacted the ecosystem of the river.The tragedy has impacted all our lives.
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