Synonyms for jar

Synonyms for (noun) jar

Synonyms: jar

Definition: a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

Similar words: vessel

Definition: an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

Synonyms: shock, jolt, jounce, jar

Definition: a sudden jarring impact

Usage: the door closed with a jolt; all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers

Similar words: bump, blow

Definition: an impact (as from a collision)

Usage: the bump threw him off the bicycle

Synonyms: jar, jarful

Definition: the quantity contained in a jar

Usage: he drank a jar of beer

Similar words: containerful

Definition: the quantity that a container will hold

Synonyms for (verb) jar

Synonyms: jar

Definition: place in a cylindrical vessel

Usage: jar the jam

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: jar

Definition: affect in a disagreeable way

Usage: This play jarred the audience

Similar words: affect, strike, move, impress

Definition: have an emotional or cognitive impact upon

Usage: This child impressed me as unusually mature; This behavior struck me as odd

Synonyms: jolt, jar

Definition: move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: jar, bump around, shake up

Definition: shock physically

Usage: Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant

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!

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