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conflict

conflict as in be in conflict
  • "The two proposals conflict!"
conflict as in go against, as of rules and laws
  • "He ran afoul of the law"
  • "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

Synonyms

  • run afoulgo against, as of rules and laws
  • infringego against, as of rules and laws; advance beyond the usual limit
  • contravenego against, as of rules and laws; deny the truth of
conflict as in an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
  • "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph--Thomas Paine"
  • "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"

Synonyms

  • strugglean energetic attempt to achieve something; an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); strenuous effort; make a strenuous or labored effort; to exert strenuous effort against opposition; climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling ; be engaged in a fight
  • battlebattle or contend against in or as if in a battle; a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; an energetic attempt to achieve something; an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
conflict as in opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
  • "he was immobilized by conflict and indecision"
conflict as in a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war
  • "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"
  • "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"

Synonyms

  • battlebattle or contend against in or as if in a battle; a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; an energetic attempt to achieve something; an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
  • fightbe engaged in a fight; fight against or resist strongly; make a strenuous or labored effort; exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; the act of fighting; an aggressive willingness to compete; an intense verbal dispute; a boxing or wrestling match
  • engagementa hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; a meeting arranged in advance; a mutual promise to marry ; the act of giving someone a job ; employment for performers or performing groups that lasts for a limited period of time; contact by fitting together; the act of sharing in the activities of a group
conflict as in a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests
  • "his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post"
  • "a conflict of loyalties"
conflict as in an incompatibility of dates or events
  • "he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings"
conflict as in opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot)
  • "this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing"
conflict as in a disagreement or argument about something important
  • "he had a dispute with his wife"
  • "there were irreconcilable differences"
  • "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"

Synonyms

  • disputetake exception to; have a disagreement over something; a disagreement or argument about something important; coming into conflict with
  • differencethe quality of being unlike or dissimilar; a variation that deviates from the standard or norm; a disagreement or argument about something important; a significant change; the number that remains after subtraction
  • difference of opiniona disagreement or argument about something important