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Definition 1: hit against; come into sudden contact with - [verb of contact]

Samples where impinge on or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The car hit a tree
  • He struck the table with his elbow

Synonyms for impinge on in the sense of this definition

(impinge on is a kind of ...) make physical contact with, come in contact with

"Touch the stone for good luck" "She never touched her husband"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) strike (one's toe) accidentally against an object

"She stubbed her toe in the dark and now it's broken"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) crash together with violent impact

"The cars collided" "Two meteors clashed"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) collide violently with an obstacle

"I ran into the telephone pole"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) knock against with force or violence

"My car bumped into the tree"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) hit the ground

"the car bottomed out where the driveway meets the road"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) strike the ground, as with a ship's bottom

(... is a kind of impinge on ) strike with a dull sound

"Bullets were thudding against the wall"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) strike with a sound like that of falling rain

"Bullets were spatting the leaves"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) land on or hit solidly

"The brick connected on her head, knocking her out"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) collide with the broad side of

"her car broad-sided mine"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) collide with the rear end of

"The car rear-ended me"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) leap, jerk, bang

"Bullets spanged into the trees"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) hit with a pinging noise

"The bugs pinged the lamp shade"

(... is a kind of impinge on ) hit at an angle

(impinge on has a similar meaning as ...) deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

"The teacher struck the child" "the opponent refused to strike" "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

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