Associations to the word «Clash»


CLASH, noun. (onomatopoeia) A loud sound.
CLASH, noun. (military) A skirmish, a hostile encounter.
CLASH, noun. (sports) a match; a game between two sides.
CLASH, noun. An angry argument
CLASH, noun. Opposition; contradiction; such as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes etc.
CLASH, noun. A combination of garments that do not look good together, especially because of conflicting colours.
CLASH, noun. (hurling) An instance of restarting the game after a "dead ball", where it is dropped between two opposing players, who can fight for possession.
CLASH, verb. To make a loud clash
CLASH, verb. To come into violent conflict
CLASH, verb. (intransitive) to argue angrily
CLASH, verb. (intransitive) (of clothes) to not look good together.
CLASH, verb. (intransitive) (of events) to coincide, to happen at the same time, thereby rendering it impossible to attend all.
CLASH, verb. (intransitive) (in games or sports) to face each other in an important game.
CLASH GEAR, noun. A change-speed gear in which the gears are changed by sliding endwise.
CLASH GEARS, noun. Plural of clash gear

Dictionary definition

CLASH, noun. A loud resonant repeating noise; "he could hear the clang of distant bells".
CLASH, noun. A state of conflict between persons.
CLASH, noun. A state of conflict between colors; "her dress was a disturbing clash of colors".
CLASH, noun. A minor short-term fight.
CLASH, verb. Crash together with violent impact; "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed".
CLASH, verb. Be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash".
CLASH, verb. Disagree violently; "We clashed over the new farm policies".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne