Colludes vs Collides - What's the difference?

colludes | collides |


As verbs the difference between colludes and collides

is that colludes is (collude) while collides is (collide).

colludes

English

Verb

(head)
  • (collude)
  • ----

    collude

    English

    Verb

    (collud)
  • to act in concert with; to conspire
  • Synonyms

    * to be in cahoots * conspire * plot * scheme

    collides

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (collide)
  • ----

    collide

    English

    Verb

    (collid)
  • To impact directly, especially if violent
  • When a body collides with another, then momentum is conserved.
  • * Tyndall
  • Across this space the attraction urges them. They collide , they recoil, they oscillate.
  • * Carlyle
  • No longer rocking and swaying, but clashing and colliding .
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=June 2 , author= Phil McNulty , title=England 1-0 Belgium , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=And this friendly was not without its injury worries, with defender Gary Cahill substituted early on after a nasty, needless push by Dries Mertens that caused him to collide with goalkeeper Joe Hart, an incident that left the Chelsea defender requiring a precautionary X-ray at Wembley.}}
  • To come into conflict, or be incompatible
  • China collided with the modern world.

    Synonyms

    * clash