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Synonyms for jar

Noun

1. jar, vessel
usage: a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
2. jar, jarful, containerful
usage: the quantity contained in a jar; "he drank a jar of beer"
3. jolt, jar, jounce, shock, blow, bump
usage: a sudden jarring impact; "the door closed with a jolt"; "all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"

Verb

1. clash, jar, collide, conflict
usage: be incompatible; be or come into conflict; "These colors clash"
2. jolt, jar, move
usage: move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
3. jar, shake up, bump around, move, displace
usage: shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
4. jar, affect, impress, move, strike
usage: affect in a disagreeable way; "This play jarred the audience"
5. jar, put, set, place, pose, position, lay
usage: place in a cylindrical vessel; "jar the jam"
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