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Noun: clash  klash
  1. A loud resonant repeating noise
    "he could hear the clash of distant bells";
    - clang, clangor [US], clangour [Brit, Cdn], clangoring [US], clank, crash, clangouring [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. A state of conflict between persons
    - friction
     
  3. A state of conflict between colours
    "her dress was a disturbing clash of colours"
     
  4. A minor short-term fight
    - brush, encounter, skirmish
Verb: clash  klash
  1. Crash together with violent impact
    "Two meteors clashed";
    - collide
     
  2. Be incompatible; be or come into conflict
    "These colours clash";
    - jar, collide
     
  3. Disagree violently
    "We clashed over the new farm policies"

Derived forms: clashing, clashes, clashed

Type of: collide with, combat, conflict, differ, disagree, dissent, fight, fighting, hit, impact, impinge on, noise, run into, scrap, strike, take issue

Encyclopedia: Clash, The