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Meaning of collide

col•lide

Pronunciation: (ku-līd'), [key]
— v., -lid•ed, -lid•ing.
—v.i.
  1. to strike one another or one against the other with a forceful impact; come into violent contact; crash: The two cars collided with an ear-splitting crash.
  2. to clash; conflict: Their views on the matter collided.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to collide: drivers colliding their cars in a demolition derby.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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