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

3 senses of collide

Sense 1
clash, jar, collide -- (be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash")
       => conflict -- (be in conflict; "The two proposals conflict!")

Sense 2
collide -- (cause to collide; "The physicists collided the particles")

Sense 3
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")

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