Synonyms of impact


1. impact, contact, impinging, striking

usage: the striking of one body against another

2. impact, wallop, consequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshot

usage: a forceful consequence; a strong effect; "the book had an important impact on my thinking"; "the book packs a wallop"

3. impingement, encroachment, impact, influence

usage: influencing strongly; "they resented the impingement of American values on European culture"

4. shock, impact, fight, fighting, combat, scrap

usage: the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat; "the armies met in the shock of battle"


1. impact, wedge, squeeze, force

usage: press or wedge together; pack together

2. affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch, change, alter, modify

usage: have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"

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Definition and meaning of impact (Dictionary)