Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clash

4 senses of clash

Sense 1
clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash -- (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")

Sense 2
clash, friction -- (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")

Sense 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")

Sense 4
brush, clash, encounter, skirmish -- (a minor short-term fight)
       => fight, fighting, combat, 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")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clash

3 senses of clash

Sense 1
collide, clash -- (crash together with violent impact; "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed")
       => hit, strike, impinge on, run into, collide with -- (hit against; come into sudden contact with; "The car hit a tree"; "He struck the table with his elbow")

Sense 2
clash, jar, collide -- (be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash")
       => conflict -- (be in conflict; "The two proposals conflict!")

Sense 3
clash -- (disagree violently; "We clashed over the new farm policies")
       => disagree, differ, dissent, take issue -- (be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions")

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