Collided vs Struck - What's the difference?

collided | struck |


As verbs the difference between collided and struck

is that collided is (collide) while struck is (strike) (delete).

collided

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

    struck

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (strike) (delete)
  • (strike) (hit)
  • Derived terms

    * awe-struck * horror-struck * love-struck * star-struck English irregular simple past forms English irregular past participles

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