Synonyms of impact in English:



Pronunciation: stress on the first syllable
  • 1 car parts were spread by the impact over a wide region
    collision, crash, smash, clash, bump, bang, knock, jolt, thump, whack, thwack, slam, smack; contact
  • 2 no car can withstand the impact of a train
    force, full force, shock, brunt, impetus, pressure, weight
  • 3 the job losses will have a major impact the impact of agriculture on wildlife
    effect, influence, impression, footprint; results, aftermath, consequences, repercussions, ramifications, reverberations
    informal pay-off
  • verb

    Pronunciation: stress on the second syllable
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  • 1North American a comet impacted the earth sixty million years ago
    crash into, smash into, collide with, be in collision with, hit, strike, ram, smack into, slam into, bang into, cannon into, plough into, meet head-on, dash against
  • 2 high interest rates have impacted on retail spending
    affect, influence, have an effect, have an influence, exert influence, make an impression, act, work; strike, hit, touch, change, alter, modify, transform, shape, control, govern, determine, decide, sway, bias
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