Synonyms for clash

Synonyms for (noun) clash

Synonyms: brush, clash, encounter, skirmish

Definition: a minor short-term fight

Similar words: scrap, combat, fight, fighting

Definition: the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

Usage: a fight broke out at the hockey game; there was fighting in the streets; the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap


Synonyms: clang, clangor, clangoring, clangour, clank, clash, crash

Definition: a loud resonant repeating noise

Usage: he could hear the clang of distant bells

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: he enjoyed the street noises; they heard indistinct noises of people talking; during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels


Synonyms: friction, clash

Definition: a state of conflict between persons

Similar words: conflict

Definition: a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests

Usage: his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post; a conflict of loyalties


Synonyms: clash

Definition: a state of conflict between colors

Usage: her dress was a disturbing clash of colors

Similar words: conflict

Definition: a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests

Usage: his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post; a conflict of loyalties

Synonyms for (verb) clash

Synonyms: clash

Definition: disagree violently

Usage: We clashed over the new farm policies

Similar words: differ, disagree, dissent, take issue

Definition: be of different opinions

Usage: I beg to differ!; She disagrees with her husband on many questions


Synonyms: clash, collide

Definition: crash together with violent impact

Usage: The cars collided; Two meteors clashed

Similar words: hit, impinge on, collide with, strike, run into

Definition: hit against; come into sudden contact with

Usage: The car hit a tree; He struck the table with his elbow


Synonyms: collide, clash, jar

Definition: be incompatible; be or come into conflict

Usage: These colors clash

Similar words: conflict

Definition: be in conflict

Usage: The two proposals conflict!