Synonyms of conflict in English:

conflict


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noun

1‘the industrial conflicts of the 1890s’

SYNONYMS
dispute, quarrel, squabble, disagreement, difference of opinion, dissension
discord, friction, strife, antagonism, antipathy, ill will, bad blood, hostility, falling-out, disputation, contention
clash, altercation, shouting match, exchange, war of words
tussle, fracas, affray, wrangle, tangle, passage at arms, passage of arms, battle royal, feud, schism
ANTONYMS

agreement

2‘the Vietnam conflict’

SYNONYMS
war, armed conflict, action, military action, campaign, battle, fighting, fight, confrontation, armed confrontation, clash, armed clash, engagement, encounter, struggle, armed struggle, hostilities
warfare, warring, combat, strife
informal set-to, scrap
archaic rencounter
ANTONYMS

peace

3‘there was a conflict between his business and domestic life’

SYNONYMS
clash, incompatibility, incongruity, lack of congruence, friction, opposition, mismatch, variance, difference, divergence, contradiction, inconsistency, discrepancy, divided loyalties
ANTONYMS

harmony


verb

1‘parents' and children's interests sometimes conflict’

SYNONYMS
clash, be incompatible, be inconsistent, be incongruous, be in opposition, be at variance, vary, be at odds, be in conflict, come into conflict, differ, diverge, disagree, contrast, collide