Synonyms for collision

Synonyms for (noun) collision

Synonyms: collision

Definition: a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals

Usage: a collision of interests

Similar words: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important

Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats


Synonyms: collision

Definition: an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object

Usage: three passengers were killed in the collision; the collision of the two ships resulted in a serious oil spill

Similar words: accident

Definition: an unfortunate mishap; especially one causing damage or injury


Synonyms: hit, collision

Definition: (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together

Usage: the collision of the particles resulted in an exchange of energy and a change of direction

Similar words: impinging, striking, contact

Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things

Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull