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

3 senses of jar

Sense 1
jar -- (a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles)
       => vessel -- (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))

Sense 2
jar, jarful -- (the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer")
       => containerful -- (the quantity that a container will hold)

Sense 3
jolt, jar, jounce, shock -- (a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers")
       => blow, bump -- (an impact (as from a collision); "the bump threw him off the bicycle")

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

5 senses of jar

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
jolt, jar -- (move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion)
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 3
jar, shake up, bump around -- (shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 4
jar -- (affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience")
       => affect, impress, move, strike -- (have an emotional or cognitive impact upon; "This child impressed me as unusually mature"; "This behavior struck me as odd")

Sense 5
jar -- (place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

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