collide

[kuh-lahyd]
verb (used without object), collided, colliding.
1.
to strike one another or one against the other with a forceful impact; come into violent contact; crash: The two cars collided with an ear-splitting crash.
2.
to clash; conflict: Their views on the matter collided.
verb (used with object), collided, colliding.
3.
to cause to collide: drivers colliding their cars in a demolition derby.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin collīdere to strike together, equivalent to col- col-1 + -līdere, combining form of laedere to strike


1. hit, smash, clash.
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collide (kəˈlaɪd)
 
vb
1.  to crash together with a violent impact
2.  to conflict in attitude, opinion, or desire; clash; disagree
 
[C17: from Latin collīdere to clash together, from com- together + laedere to strike, wound]

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collide
1621, from L. collidere "strike together," from com- "together" + lædere "to strike, injure by striking," of unknown origin. For L. vowel change, see acquisition.
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Example sentences
They then discarded all scenarios in which the planets collided or did not end
  up in the correct final order.
And it has collided as it were with other deficit sources, which has fed
  concerns with the long-run health of the economy.
While at the event of stress it affecting to the heart and get collided with
  the full function of the blood system.
Such a moonlet would have collided in a giant splat against the main moon
  billions of years ago.
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