HyperDic: impinge_on

English > 1 sense of the expression impinge on:
VERBcontactimpinge on, hit, strike, run into, collide withhit against
English > impinge on: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaninghit against; come into sudden contact with.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymshit, strike, run into, collide with
Narrowerbottomstrike the ground, as with a ship's bottom
bottom outhit the ground
broadsidecollide with the broad side / side of
bump, knockknock against with force or violence
collide, clashcrash together with violent impact
connectLand on or hit solidly
glanceHit at an angle
pinghit with a pinging noise
rear-endcollide with the rear end of
run into, bump into, jar against, butt against, knock againstcollide violently with an obstacle
spang, bangleap, jerk, bang
spatstrike with a sound / sound like that of falling rain
stubstrike (one's toe) accidentally against an object
thudstrike with a dull sound
Broadertouchmake physical contact with, come in contact with
Oppositemissfail to reach
Similar tostrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Spanishchocar, colisionar, dar, golpear, pegar
Catalancopejar, pegar

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