View definitions for clashes


verb as in hit with a loud noise

verb as in fight about, often verbally

verb as in do not match


Discover More

Example Sentences

The demonstrations have been largely peaceful, with fewer arrests and clashes with police than in other cities.

Causeway Bay has rotating illustrations inspired by clashes with the police.

The closure of transport was a perfect example of the far-reaching consequences of clashes in the disputed capital.

That same day, clashes intensified in Kafr Kanna, leading to the arrest of some 20 demonstrators.

When we drove down the main road, signs of clashes were everywhere.

Its discordant clashes sweep upward in one harmonious tone that blends with the music of other worlds—to complete God's orchestra.

No. 11 is a color that clashes with even a natural straw, so is not advisable in any combination or alone.

The summer, it seemed, had been one long series of clashes with her grandmother.

Then the war, the commercial struggles, the clashes between groups of conflicting interests, will be a night-mare of the past.

During little clashes she was accustomed to occupy herself with considerations about the next dinner.

Synonym of the day

Which one is a synonym for win?Get the answer

Start each day with the Synonym of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

On this page you'll find 123 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clashes, such as: rift, crash, riot, melee, brawl, and showdown.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.