Clash Clash, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clashed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clashing}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen, Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.] 1. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together. [1913 Webster]

2. To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere. [1913 Webster]

However some of his interests might clash with those of the chief adjacent colony. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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