Synonyms of conflict in English:

conflict


See definition of conflict

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