(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. collide, conflict; disagree, dispute, differ, contend. —n. collision, impact, concussion, conflict, disagreement. See impulse, contention, discord.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Collision]
Syn. crash, encounter, impact; see collision 1 .
2. [Disagreement]
Syn. opposition, conflict, argument; see disagreement 1 , dispute .
Syn. conflict, jar, mismatch, fail to harmonize, not go with, be incompatible, collide, disagree, argue, battle; see also contrast 1 , differ 1 , fight 2 , oppose 1 , 2 , quarrel .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. conflict disagree, argue, fight, quarrel, *butt heads, wrangle, feud, scuffle, *lock horns, tussle.
2. crash clatter, clang, rattle, jangle, bang.
3. mismatch contrast, don't go with, are ill-suited together.
ANT.: 1. agree, harmonize, correspond
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To strike together with a loud, harsh noise: crash, smash. See SOUNDS. 2. To fail to be in accord: conflict, contradict, disaccord, discord, jar. Idiom: go (or run) counter to. See AGREE. II noun 1. A loud striking together: crash, smash. See SOUNDS. 2. A state of disagreement and disharmony: conflict, confrontation, contention, difference, difficulty, disaccord, discord, discordance, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, dissonance, faction, friction, inharmony, schism, strife, variance, war, warfare. See CONFLICT. 3. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed: altercation, argument, bicker, contention, controversy, debate, difficulty, disagreement, dispute, fight, polemic, quarrel, run-in, spat, squabble, tiff, word (used in plural), wrangle. Informal: hassle, rhubarb, tangle. See CONFLICT. 4. A brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition: brush2, encounter, run-in, skirmish. See TOUCH.

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