American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To collide with a loud, harsh, usually metallic noise: cymbals clashing.
- v. To come into conflict; be in opposition: factions that clashed on a tax increase; an eyewitness account that clashed with published reports.
- v. To create an unpleasant visual impression when placed together: colors that clash.
- v. To strike together with a loud, harsh, metallic noise.
- n. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
- n. A conflict, as between opposing or irreconcilable ideas. See Synonyms at discord.
- n. An encounter between hostile forces; a battle or skirmish.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a loud harsh noise, as from a violent or sudden blow or collision.
- To dash against an object with a loud noise; come into violent and resounding collision; strike furiously.
- Figuratively, to act with opposing power or in a contrary direction; come into collision; contradict; interfere: as, their opinions and their interests clash.
- To talk; gossip idly; tattle; tell tales.
- To bang; strike, or strike against, with a resounding collision; strike sharply together.
- n. A sharp or harsh noise made by a blow, as upon a metallic surface; a sound produced by the violent collision of hard bodies; a striking together with noise; noisy collision.
- n. Figuratively, opposition; collision; contradiction, as between differing or conflicting interests, views, purposes, etc.
- n. Tittle-tattle; scandal; idle talk.
- n. A quantity of any moist substance thrown at something; a splash.
- n. onomatopoeia A loud sound.
- n. military A skirmish, a hostile encounter.
- n. sports a match; a game between two sides.
- n. An angry argument
- n. Opposition; contradiction; such as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes etc.
- n. A combination of garments that do not look good together, especially because of conflicting colours.
- n. An instance of restarting the game after a "dead ball", where it is dropped between two opposing players, who can fight for possession.
- v. to make a loud clash
- v. to come into violent conflict
- v. intransitive to argue angrily
- v. intransitive, of clothes to not look good together.
- v. intransitive to coincide, to happen at the same time, thereby rendering it impossible to attend all.
- v. intransitive to face each other in an important game.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.
- v. To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.
- v. To strike noisily against or together.
- n. A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.
- n. Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.
- n. a loud resonant repeating noise
- n. a state of conflict between persons
- v. crash together with violent impact
- n. a state of conflict between colors
- v. disagree violently
- n. a minor short-term fight
- v. be incompatible; be or come into conflict
- Of imitative origin. (Wiktionary)
- Imitative. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Germany await the winners of Thursday's other semi-final between Australia and the Netherlands in the title clash scheduled for Saturday at the Dhyan Chand National Stadium.”
“Last month Bhupathi and Mirnyi had lost the title clash of the Miami event to Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy.”
“They had lost the title clash of the 2008 event to Argentina via golden goal.”
“World No. 6 Saina came back strongly in the title clash after losing the first game and stepped up the gas against the second-seeded Malaysian in the next two games, with the home crowd cheering for her.”
“The final is slated for July 10, a day before the title clash in South Africa.”
“But on the eve of the title clash against host France, he suffered a convulsive fit.”
“Morales in five fights prior to the title clash against Montiel had fought as a super bantamweight.”
“The title clash will be the pair's 21st meeting with Nadal holding the advantage at 13 wins to seven.”
“In the title clash, in-form Ashour will take on third seed Adrian Grant of England, who in the second semi-final today got the better of a fighting second seed Mohammed Azlan Iskander of Malaysia 13-11, 11-4, 11-5, 11-5.”
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