Definition of collide
- The car collided with a tree.
- Two helicopters collided.
- colliding cultures
- Science and religion collided in the court.
Two football players collided on the field.
a story of what happens when modern American mores and traditional Asian values collide
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First Known Use: 1700See Words from the same year
: to hit something or each other with strong force : to crash together or to crash into something
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