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To hit, or to crash into something - thesaurus

Synonyms

hit

verb

to move quickly onto an object or surface, touching it with force

crash

verb

to hit something hard, making a loud noise and often causing damage

collide

verb

if people or things collide, they crash into each other

run over

to hit someone or something with a vehicle and drive over them

smash into

to hit something very hard while moving fast, causing injury or damage

ram

verb

if a vehicle or boat rams something, it hits it very hard, usually when it is moving fast

smash into

to make something such as a vehicle hit an object or surface very hard while moving very fast, causing injury or damage

bump

verb

to hit against something solid once or many times

slam

verb

to move against something with great force

strike

verb

formal to hit against, or to crash into, someone or something

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More synonyms

bowl over

to knock someone over, because you are hurrying somewhere

buffet

verb

to keep hitting against something with a lot of force

bump

noun

a hit or knock against something solid

bump into

to accidentally hit against something

cannon

verb

to knock into someone or something with a lot of force

glancing

adjective

hitting something quickly and lightly

go into

to crash into something

go splat

to hit a hard surface making a noise like a wet object hitting something hard

hit

verb

if something such as a bullet or bomb hits someone or something, it lands on them

impact

noun

an occasion when one object hits another

jog

verb

to knock something so that it moves slightly

knock

noun

an instance of knocking someone or something

lash

verb

to hit something with a very strong force

lay someone/something flat

to knock someone or something down

pound

verb

to hit something several times with a lot of force

run into

to hit someone or something by accident while you are driving

smash

verb

to hit against an object or surface with a lot of force, causing injury or damage

thud

verb

to make a thud when falling or hitting something

thump

verb

to hit against something with a low loud sound

tip

verb

to hit something very gently

upset

verb

formal to knock something over accidentally

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