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1. collision

noun. ['kəˈlɪʒən'] (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together.

Synonyms

  • striking
  • hit
  • impinging

Antonyms

  • defend
  • fail
  • leave
  • abstain

Etymology

  • collisio (Latin)
  • collidere (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word collision-course


1. Noun Phrase
That can set up a collision course with a new job offer or a planned job change.

2. collision

noun. ['kəˈlɪʒən'] a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals.

Synonyms

  • difference of opinion
  • dispute
  • conflict

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • foul ball
  • disconnectedness
  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • collisio (Latin)
  • collidere (Latin)

3. collision

noun. ['kəˈlɪʒən'] an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object.

Synonyms

  • smash
  • fender-bender
  • pileup
  • smash-up

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • collisio (Latin)
  • collidere (Latin)

4. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • childbirth-preparation class
  • lecturing
  • recitation
  • propaedeutics
  • seminar
  • lecture
  • workshop
  • elective
  • class period
  • course of study
  • shop class
  • propaedeutic
  • directed study
  • coursework
  • course of lectures
  • required course
  • didactics
  • elective course
  • orientation course
  • lesson
  • course session
  • education
  • class
  • educational activity
  • orientation
  • extension course
  • instruction
  • home study
  • pedagogy
  • art class
  • correspondence course
  • industrial arts
  • refresher course
  • refresher
  • shop
  • adult education

Antonyms

  • orthodoxy
  • unorthodoxy
  • horizontal
  • vertical

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

5. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a connected series of events or actions or developments.

Synonyms

  • flow
  • line
  • current
  • stream

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • denitrify
  • deprive
  • chromatic

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

6. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] general line of orientation.

Synonyms

  • direction
  • way

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

7. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a mode of action.

Synonyms

  • blind alley
  • action
  • way of life
  • course of action
  • way
  • collision course

Antonyms

  • obligatory
  • succeeding
  • inexperience
  • unenlightenment

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

8. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a line or route along which something travels or moves.

Synonyms

  • steps
  • swath
  • belt
  • trail
  • path
  • track
  • line
  • round
  • collision course

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

9. course

adverb. ['ˈkɔrs'] as might be expected.

Synonyms

  • naturally

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • praise

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

10. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport.

Synonyms

  • racecourse
  • links course
  • facility
  • track
  • raceway
  • golf course
  • installation

Antonyms

  • sell
  • high tide
  • low tide
  • flood tide

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)
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