What does Clash mean?

Definitions for Clash
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Clash.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crashnoun

    a loud resonant repeating noise

    "he could hear the clang of distant bells"

  2. clash, frictionnoun

    a state of conflict between persons

  3. clashnoun

    a state of conflict between colors

    "her dress was a disturbing clash of colors"

  4. brush, clash, encounter, skirmishverb

    a minor short-term fight

  5. collide, clashverb

    crash together with violent impact

    "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed"

  6. clash, jar, collideverb

    be incompatible; be or come into conflict

    "These colors clash"

  7. clashverb

    disagree violently

    "We clashed over the new farm policies"

Wiktionary

  1. clashnoun

    A loud sound.

    I heard a clash from the kitchen, and rushed in to find the cat had knocked over some pots and pans.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  2. clashnoun

    A skirmish, a hostile encounter.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  3. clashnoun

    a match; a game between two sides.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  4. clashnoun

    An angry argument

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  5. clashnoun

    Opposition; contradiction; such as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes etc.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  6. clashnoun

    A combination of garments that do not look good together, especially because of conflicting colours.

    She was wearing a horrible clash of red and orange.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  7. clashnoun

    An instance of restarting the game after a "dead ball", where it is dropped between two opposing players, who can fight for possession.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  8. clashverb

    to make a loud clash

    The plates clashed to the floor.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  9. clashverb

    to come into violent conflict

    Fans from opposing teams clashed on the streets after the game.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  10. clashverb

    to argue angrily

    My parents often clashed about minor things, such as the cleaning or shopping rota.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  11. clashverb

    to not look good together.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  12. clashverb

    to coincide, to happen at the same time, thereby rendering it impossible to attend all.

    I can't come to your wedding as it clashes with a friend's funeral.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

  13. clashverb

    to face each other in an important game.

    Etymology: Of imitative origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clashverb

    to make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together

    Etymology: [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.]

  2. Clashverb

    to meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere

    Etymology: [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.]

  3. Clashverb

    to strike noisily against or together

    Etymology: [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.]

  4. Clashnoun

    a loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision

    Etymology: [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.]

  5. Clashnoun

    opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc

    Etymology: [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.]

Freebase

  1. Clash

    Clash is a popular music and fashion magazine based in the United Kingdom. Its magazine title is published 12 times a year. The magazine alternates between modern bands such as The Horrors, Florence & The Machine and Jamie xx as well as hip-hop artists like DJ Shadow, Kanye West and Beastie Boys, who have all had cover spots in recent issues. It concentrates on music and fashion, and often their effect on surrounding culture, as well as film and technology. However they do also have a common theme throughout their reviews of slandering musicians who don't coincide with their almost extremist views and ideals of music - possibly for comedic value and entertainment for those who read the magazine. The magazine won the Best New Magazine award in 2004 at the PPA Magazine Awards and has won further awards in England and Scotland. Most notably, Magazine Of The Year at the 2011 Record Of The Day Awards. At the turn of 2011, Clash Magazine took on an entirely new look, ditching the previous glossy feel and music led design, for an altogether more artistically led approach. The publication is based around the larger Clash brand, which extends to live events around the country and festival partnerships/parties, and the website ClashMusic.com. 2011 saw Clash partner Levi's and Spotify to bring Primal Scream to London's Electric Brixton for one of their final shows with the former Stone Roses member, Mani.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Clash

    klash, n. a loud noise, such as is caused by the striking together of weapons: opposition: contradiction: (Scot.) chatter, country talk.—v.i. to dash noisily together: to meet in opposition: to act in a contrary direction: to disagree: (Scot.) to gossip.—v.t. to strike noisily against.—n. Clash′ing, a striking against: opposition. [Formed from the sound, like Ger. and Sw. klatsch.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Clash' in Nouns Frequency: #2001

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clash in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Clash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Clash in a Sentence

  1. Julia Stiles:

    Wow, I didn’t expect that. What was supposed to be a shout out of products I like, suddenly becomes an invitation to comment on my baby, and my ability as a mother. That’s the internet for you… but also, Instagrammers: instead of writing snarky comments about a 5 week old, try dancing around your living room to a Clash record. It’s way more fun.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    In Syria, I've defined my goals. They're to protect the security of my people and my country. Russia has different goals. But they shouldn't clash.

  3. Henri Barkey:

    If there is a coalition government that is hostile to Erdogan, there is going to be a clash ... because he is likely to continue what he wants to do.

  4. Kokoro Ohtani:

    There's a bit of a clash within me, but it isn't discrimination or chauvinism, it's more like feeling I want to keep trying so that, one day when they let women take part, I will be the one they choose.

  5. Andrew Carr:

    For a diplomat, the death penalty cases are always the hardest ones because they involve a supreme act of sovereignty the foreign state believing it has the right to take the life of someone that's committed a crime but also a supreme loss of sovereignty that a country isn't able to protect its citizens overseas, you get the greatest clash of moral values in that some states believe this is right and proper to be applied and other states believe it's quite abhorrent.

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Translations for Clash

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  • يتصادم, تصادمArabic
  • трясък, тряскам, сблъсквам сеBulgarian
  • střetCzech
  • Auseinandersetzung, Clash, ZusammenstoßGerman
  • κλαγγή, κλαγγάζω, βροντώ, συγκρούομαιGreek
  • colisionSpanish
  • برخوردPersian
  • kalskahtaa, ottaa yhteen, yhteenotto, kalske, kalskahdusFinnish
  • s'affronter, escarmouche, fracas, échauffourée, cliquetisFrench
  • gliongScottish Gaelic
  • संघर्षHindi
  • csattanásHungarian
  • schermaglia, baruffa, scontrarsi, cozzare, zuffa, scontroItalian
  • clashNorwegian
  • стычка, конфликтовать, грохотать, греметь, грохот, разборка, лязг, сталкиваться, гул, громыхание, столкновениеRussian
  • smäll, skrällSwedish
  • 衝突Chinese

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