Con·flict v. i. [imp. & p. p. Conflicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Conflicting.]
1. To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision; to collide.
Fire and water conflicting together. --Bacon.
2. To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or opposition; to struggle.
A man would be content to . . . conflict with great difficulties, in hopes of a mighty reward. --Abp. Tillotson.
3. To be in opposition; to be contradictory.
The laws of the United States and of the individual States may, in some cases, conflict with each other. --Wheaton.
Syn: -- To fight; contend; contest; resist; struggle; combat; strive; battle.
1. Being in conflict or collision, or in opposition; contending; contradictory; incompatible; contrary; opposing; marked by discord.
Syn: -- antagonistic, at odds(predicate), clashing.
Torn with sundry conflicting passions. --Bp. Hurd.
adj 1: in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our
findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice
and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley [syn: at
odds(p), contradictory, self-contradictory]
2: on bad terms; "they were usually at odds over politics";
"conflicting opinions" [syn: at odds(p)]