"clashes" in the noun sense
1. clang, clangor, clangour, clangoring, clank, clash, crash
a loud resonant repeating noise
"he could hear the clang of distant bells"
2. clash, friction
a state of conflict between persons
a state of conflict between colors
"her dress was a disturbing clash of colors"
4. brush, clash, encounter, skirmish
a minor short-term fight
"clashes" in the verb sense
1. collide, clash
crash together with violent impact
"The cars collided"
"Two meteors clashed"
2. clash, jar, collide
be incompatible be or come into conflict
"These colors clash"
"We clashed over the new farm policies"
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