Definitions for impact

Definitions for (noun) impact

Main entry: encroachment, impact, impingement

Definition: influencing strongly

Usage: they resented the impingement of American values on European culture

Main entry: shock, impact

Definition: the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat

Usage: the armies met in the shock of battle

Main entry: impact

Definition: the striking of one body against another

Main entry: impact, wallop

Definition: a forceful consequence; a strong effect

Usage: the book had an important impact on my thinking; the book packs a wallop

Definitions for (verb) impact

Main entry: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon

Definition: have an effect upon

Usage: Will the new rules affect me?

Main entry: impact

Definition: press or wedge together; pack together

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