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 collided
Instead, something may have collided with Chariklo, knocking debris loose, which was then shepherded into rings.Chariklo, a Minor Planet Nicknamed a “Centaur,” Discovered to Have Rings|Matthew R. Francis|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In the second incident, I just learned how to ride a bicycle and collided with a truck,” he wrote.
Another time my daughter, age 8, running around the house, turned a corner and collided into Wally Shawn.
The largest loss of life in any incident was at Tenerife in 1977 when two Boeing 747s collided in fog, killing 583 people.
Over the past twenty years, two storm systems gathered momentum around the drug industry and then collided.
But here again he collided with the thick wall of trustee bigotry.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
By a stroke of good fortune he collided in his flight with a tree; instinct made him clamber up; he did it awkwardly.The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies|Frank Worthington
Some one rushing down the platform at cyclone speed had collided with him.Bound to Succeed|Allen Chapman
He rounded a corner, and, turning swiftly, collided with something which grabbed him with great hands.The Secret House|Edgar Wallace
It possesses a Gothic cathedral with an apse at either end, that looks as if two churches had collided and telescoped each other.
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.