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jar

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jar

  1. 1 a forceful coming together of two things this padded case should protect your laptop from the jars normally experienced while traveling Synonyms of jar bump, collision, concussion, crash, impingement, impact, jolt, jounce, kick, shock, slam, smash, strike, wallopWords Related to jar blow, buffet, hit, knock, punch, rap, slap, thump; bashing, battering, bludgeoning, clobbering, hammering, lambasting, licking, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; contact, encounter, meeting, touch

  2. 2 something that makes a strong impression because it is so unexpected the flow of her day was interrupted with the jar of an unexpected crisis Synonyms of jar bombshell, surprise, jaw-dropper, jolt, stunnerWords Related to jar shock, thunderclap; eye-opener, revelation, shocker; amazement, marvel, wonder; fillip, kick, kicker, twist, wrinkle

  3. 3 a harsh grating sound the jar of a stuck car door Synonyms of jar creak, grind, rasp, scrape, scratchWords Related to jar clang, clangor, clank, clash, jangle; scuff; croak, gargle; blast, bleat, bray, screech


jar

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jar

  1. 1 to express different opinions about something often angrily those two coworkers have such incompatible personalities that it's no wonder they constantly jar Synonyms of jar altercate, argufy, bicker, brabble, brawl, controvert, dispute, fall out, fight, hassle, argue, quarrel, quibble, row, scrap, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangleWords Related to jar challenge, dare, defy; clash, contend, contest, tangle; cavil, fuss, nitpick; consider, debate, discuss; kick, object, protestNear Antonyms of jar coexist, get along; accept, agree, assent, concur, consent

  2. 2 to be out of harmony or agreement usually noticeably the bright orange of the walls jars with the light pastels of the furnishings Synonyms of jar collide, conflict, disaccord, discord, clashWords Related to jar battle, combat, engage, fight, war (against); chafe, gall, grate, jangle; differ, disagree, dissentNear Antonyms of jar agree, assent, coincide, concur, correspondAntonyms of jar accord, blend, conform (to or with), fit, harmonize, match



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