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clash

 (klăsh)
v. clashed, clash·ing, clash·es
v.intr.
1. To collide with a loud, harsh, usually metallic noise: cymbals clashing.
2.
a. To meet in violent conflict: armies that clashed on the plain.
b. To be in opposition or disagreement: an eyewitness account that clashed with published reports.
3. To create an unpleasant visual impression when placed together: colors that clash.
v.tr.
To strike together with a loud, harsh, metallic noise.
n.
1. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
2.
a. A violent conflict or confrontation.
b. A disagreement or state of opposition: a clash of political ideologies. See Synonyms at conflict.
3. An incongruity or unpleasant juxtaposition of different colors or elements.

[Imitative.]

clash

(klæʃ)
vb
1. to make or cause to make a loud harsh sound, esp by striking together
2. (intr) to be incompatible; conflict
3. (intr) to engage together in conflict or contest
4. (intr) (of dates or events) to coincide
5. (Colours) (intr) (of colours) to look ugly or inharmonious together
n
6. a loud harsh noise
7. a collision or conflict
8. Scot gossip; tattle
[C16: of imitative origin]
ˈclasher n
ˈclashingly adv

clash

(klæʃ)

v.i.
1. to strike or collide with a loud, harsh, usu. metallic noise: The cymbals clashed.
2. to conflict; disagree: Your ideas often clash with mine.
3. (of juxtaposed colors) to be offensive to the eye.
4. to engage in a physical conflict or contest (often fol. by with).
v.t.
5. to strike with a loud, harsh, usu. metallic noise: The tower bell clashed its mournful note.
n.
6. a loud, harsh, usu. metallic noise, as of a collision.
7. a collision, esp. a noisy one.
8. a conflict, esp. of views or interests.
9. a battle, fight, or skirmish.
[1490–1500 imitative]
clash′er, n.
clash′ing•ly, adv.

clash


Past participle: clashed
Gerund: clashing

Imperative
clash
clash
Present
I clash
you clash
he/she/it clashes
we clash
you clash
they clash
Preterite
I clashed
you clashed
he/she/it clashed
we clashed
you clashed
they clashed
Present Continuous
I am clashing
you are clashing
he/she/it is clashing
we are clashing
you are clashing
they are clashing
Present Perfect
I have clashed
you have clashed
he/she/it has clashed
we have clashed
you have clashed
they have clashed
Past Continuous
I was clashing
you were clashing
he/she/it was clashing
we were clashing
you were clashing
they were clashing
Past Perfect
I had clashed
you had clashed
he/she/it had clashed
we had clashed
you had clashed
they had clashed
Future
I will clash
you will clash
he/she/it will clash
we will clash
you will clash
they will clash
Future Perfect
I will have clashed
you will have clashed
he/she/it will have clashed
we will have clashed
you will have clashed
they will have clashed
Future Continuous
I will be clashing
you will be clashing
he/she/it will be clashing
we will be clashing
you will be clashing
they will be clashing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clashing
you have been clashing
he/she/it has been clashing
we have been clashing
you have been clashing
they have been clashing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clashing
you will have been clashing
he/she/it will have been clashing
we will have been clashing
you will have been clashing
they will have been clashing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clashing
you had been clashing
he/she/it had been clashing
we had been clashing
you had been clashing
they had been clashing
Conditional
I would clash
you would clash
he/she/it would clash
we would clash
you would clash
they would clash
Past Conditional
I would have clashed
you would have clashed
he/she/it would have clashed
we would have clashed
you would have clashed
they would have clashed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clash - a loud resonant repeating noiseclash - a loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells"
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "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"
2.clash - a state of conflict between persons
conflict - a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests; "his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post"; "a conflict of loyalties"
3.clash - a state of conflict between colors; "her dress was a disturbing clash of colors"
conflict - a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests; "his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post"; "a conflict of loyalties"
4.clash - a minor short-term fightclash - a minor short-term fight    
contretemps - an awkward clash; "he tried to smooth over his contretemps with the policeman"
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
Verb1.clash - crash together with violent impact; "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed"
collide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike - hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow"
smash - collide or strike violently and suddenly; "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
shock - collide violently
crash, ram - undergo damage or destruction on impact; "the plane crashed into the ocean"; "The car crashed into the lamp post"
2.clash - be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"
conflict - be in conflict; "The two proposals conflict!"
3.clash - disagree violently; "We clashed over the new farm policies"
disagree, take issue, differ, dissent - be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"

clash

verb
1. conflict, grapple, wrangle, lock horns, cross swords, war, feud, quarrel A group of 400 demonstrators clashed with police.
2. disagree, conflict, vary, counter, differ, depart, contradict, diverge, deviate, run counter to, be dissimilar, be discordant Don't make policy decisions which clash with company thinking.
3. not go, jar, not match, be discordant The red door clashed with the pink walls.
4. crash, bang, rattle, jar, clatter, jangle, clang, clank The golden bangles on her arms clashed and jangled.
noun
1. conflict, fight, brush, confrontation, collision, showdown (informal) There are reports of clashes between militants and the security forces in the city.
2. disagreement, difference, division, argument, dispute, dissent, difference of opinion Inside government, there was a clash of views.

clash

verb
1. To strike together with a loud, harsh noise:
2. To fail to be in accord:
Idiom: go counter to.
noun
1. A loud striking together:
3. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed:
Informal: hassle, rhubarb, tangle.
4. A brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition:
Translations
اصْطِدام، مَعْرَكَهتَشابُك، تَداخُلتصادمتصادُم، تعارُضصَليل، قَعْقَعَه
být v rozporukolidovatkolizekonfliktnesouhlasit
bragfalde oveniklangklirrenkonflikt
kalskahtaatörmätä
sukobiti se
összecsapásösszeütődiküti egymást
ágreiningurárekstur, skellurátökeiga ekki samanlenda saman, rekast á
衝突する
충돌하다
kirstiskonfliktassusikautisusikivirčytisusirėmimas
dārdētdārdoņakonfliktsnesaskaņanesaskanēt
kolidovaťkolíziakonfliktodporovaťudierať o seba
križati seprekrivati sespopasti se
kollidera
ขัดแย้ง
anlaşamamakbirbirine uymamakçakışmaçakışmakçarpışma
va chạm

clash

[klæʃ]
A. N
1. (= noise) → estruendo m, fragor m; [of cymbals] → ruido m metálico
2. [of armies, personalities] → choque m; (= conflict) → choque m, conflicto m; (= confrontation) → enfrentamiento m; [of interests, opinions] → conflicto m; [of dates, programmes] → coincidencia f; [of colours] → desentono m
a clash with the policeun choque or un enfrentamiento con la policía
a clash of willsun conflicto de voluntades
B. VT [+ cymbals, swords] → golpear
C. VI
1. [personalities, interests] → oponerse, chocar; [colours] → desentonar; [dates, events] → coincidir
2. (= disagree) → estar en desacuerdo; (= argue) → pelear (Mil) → encontrarse, enfrentarse (with con)

clash

[ˈklæʃ]
n
(= sound) [cymbals] → coup m; [weapons] → cliquetis m
(= fight) (with police)affrontement m
(= confrontation) [rivals, opponents] → affrontement m
[personalities] → conflit m personality clash
vi
[objects] → s'entrechoquer
(= fight) → s'affronter
to clash with sb → affronter qn
(= argue) [politician, interviewer] → s'affronter
to clash with sb → s'accrocher avec qn
(= conflict) [ideas] → s'opposer
to clash with sth → se heurter à qch
[dates, events] → avoir lieu en même temps
to clash with sth
The concert clashes with Ann's party → Le concert tombe en même temps que la soirée d'Ann.
[colours] → détonner; [styles] → jurer
These two colours clash → Ces deux couleurs détonnent.

clash

vi
(armies, demonstrators)zusammenstoßen; the chairman clashed with the committee at the last meetingder Vorsitzende hatte auf der letzten Sitzung eine Auseinandersetzung mit dem Komitee; unions clash with government over payin der Tariffrage gibt es einen Konflikt zwischen Gewerkschaften und Regierung
(colours)nicht harmonieren, sich beißen; (interests)kollidieren, aufeinanderprallen; (programmes, films)sich überschneiden; our personalities or we clash too muchwir passen einfach nicht zusammen
(cymbals etc: also clash together) → aneinanderschlagen; (swords)klirrend aneinanderschlagen
vt cymbals, swordsschlagen
n
(of armies, demonstrators etc)Zusammenstoß m; (between people, parties) → Konflikt m; there’s bound to be a clash between the chairman and the vice-chairmanzwischen dem Vorsitzenden und seinem Stellvertreter muss es ja zu einem Zusammenstoß kommen
(of personalities)grundsätzliche Verschiedenheit, Unvereinbarkeit f; we want to avoid a clash of personalities in the officewir wollen keine Leute im Büro, die absolut nicht miteinander harmonieren; it’s such a clash of personalitiessie sind charakterlich grundverschieden; I don’t like that clash of red and turquoisemir gefällt diese Zusammenstellung von Rot und Türkis nicht; a clash of interestseine Interessenkollision
(of swords)Aufeinanderprallen nt

clash

[klæʃ]
1. n
a. (noise) → fragore m, frastuono
b. (Mil) (of personalities, interests) → scontro, conflitto; (of dates, programmes) → conflitto; (of colours) → contrasto, disarmonia
a clash with the police → uno scontro con la polizia
a clash of wills → uno scontro di idee
2. vt (cymbals) → far risuonare; (swords) → far cozzare
3. vi to clash (with) (fig) (have an argument) → scontrarsi (con); (personalities, interests) → scontrarsi (con), essere in conflitto (con); (colours) → stridere (con); (dates, events) → coincidere (con)

clash

(klӕʃ) noun
1. a loud noise, like eg swords striking together. the clash of metal on metal.
2. a serious disagreement or difference. a clash of personalities.
3. a battle. a clash between opposing armies.
4. (of two or more things) an act of interfering with each other because of happening at the same time. a clash between classes.
verb
1. to strike together noisily. The cymbals clashed.
2. to fight (in battle). The two armies clashed at the mouth of the valley.
3. to disagree violently. They clashed over wages.
4. to interfere (with something or each other) because of happening at the same time. The two lectures clash.
5. (of colours) to appear unpleasant when placed together. The (colour of the) jacket clashes with the (colour of the) skirt.

clash

يَصْطَدِمُ nesouhlasit støde sammen kollidieren συγκρούομαι estar en conflicto törmätä s’affronter sukobiti se scontrarsi 衝突する 충돌하다 slaags raken krasje zderzyć się chocar-se, envolver-se em confrontos сталкиваться kollidera ขัดแย้ง çatışmak va chạm 冲突
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As the gate clashed behind them, a voice cried from a window.
About ten minutes after, the driver got down and opened a pair of gates: we passed through, and they clashed to behind us.
He had presently disappeared as suddenly as he had come, but he had left me a companion, a radiant reverberant name; and for some little space the name of Shelley clashed silvery music among the hills.
Then back and forth they clashed with sullen sound.
But scarcely had the two rapiers clashed, when a company of the Guards of his Eminence, commanded by M.
You were burnt in raiment of the gods, with rich resins and with honey, while heroes, horse and foot, clashed their armour round the pile as you were burning, with the tramp as of a great multitude.
In short, before he had time to think what a wonderful affair it was, he beheld an abundant harvest of what looked like human beings, armed with helmets and breastplates, shields, swords, and spears; and before they were well out of the earth, they brandished their weapons, and clashed them one against another, seeming to think, little while as they had yet lived, that they had wasted too much of life without a battle.
When they were got together in one place shield clashed with shield and spear with spear in the rage of battle.
I am not sure that my disposition was good enough for me to have been quite free from envy towards him, even if our desires had not clashed, and if I had been in the healthy human condition which admits of generous confidence and charitable construction.
In ten seconds the coach with its clerks clashed down to the receiving-caisson; the hostlers displaced the engineers at the idle turbines, and Tim, prouder of this than all, introduced me to the maiden of the photograph on the shelf.
The deer's antlers clashed as he strode into the shrine, clashed against the grinning statue of Kali.
Add to this, the fact that with all his faults, perhaps largely because of them, perhaps chiefly because she cooked, washed, ironed, mended, and baked for him, kept his home and planned so continually for his pleasure, Martin was dear to Rose, and it is not difficult to understand how unequal the contest in which she was matched when her wishes clashed with her husband's.