Definitions for: Collide

[v] crash together with violent impact; "The cars collided"; "Two meteors clashed"
[v] cause to collide; "The physicists collided the particles"
[v] be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"

Webster (1913) Definition: Col*lide", v. i. [L. collidere, collisum; col- +
laedere to strike. See Lesion.]
To strike or dash against each other; to come into collision;
to clash; as, the vessels collided; their interests collided.

Across this space the attraction urges them. They
collide, they recoil, they oscillate. --Tyndall.

No longer rocking and swaying, but clashing and
colliding. --Carlyle.

Col*lide", v. t.
To strike or dash against. [Obs.]

Scintillations are . . . inflammable effluencies from
the bodies collided. --Sir T.

Synonyms: clash, clash, jar

See Also: collide with, conflict, crash, hit, impinge on, ram, run into, shock, strike

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