verb (used without object), col·lid·ed, col·lid·ing.
verb (used with object), col·lid·ed, col·lid·ing.
- colleterial gland,
- colliding-beam machine,
- collier, jeremy
Origin of collide
Examples from the Web for collide
The situation could lead to a serious accident where an airliner might collide with a Russian bomber.Are Russian Bombers Flying Nuclear Drills Near Europe—Or Just Testing NATO’s Defenses?|Dave Majumdar|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After that, on his way to the airport, Kerry got a firsthand look at the way “passion” and “practicalities” collide.
National Taco Day and National Vodka Day collide to inspire one amazing dinner party menu.
Tomorrow night, when President Obama unveils his Afghanistan strategy to the nation, these parallel debates will collide.
The Downfall Hitler meme was inevitably going to collide with the Mel Gibson rants.
In my hurry I collide with Hanssen's sledge, which falls off the table; he looks round furiously.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2|Roald Amundsen
If their paths were exactly circular, then no two of that vast number of planetoids would ever collide.Anything You Can Do ...|Gordon Randall Garrett
Nothing overt as yet has transpired, but that the Indians will collide very soon with the settlers is certain.
It must be at a time neither too soon after Easter to collide with it, nor too late to have a place in the season's gayety.The Dominant Strain|Anna Chapin Ray
When a covey of quail is flushed, occasionally two birds will collide, at times meeting with such force that both are stunned.The Log of the Sun|William Beebe
Word Origin for collide
1620s, from Latin collidere "strike together," from com- "together" (see com-) + laedere "to strike, injure by striking," of unknown origin. For Latin vowel change, see acquisition. Related: Collided; colliding.