|Origin:||collidere, from com- ( COM-) + laedere 'to injure by hitting'|
to hit something or someone that is moving in a different direction from you [↪ collision]:
A car and a van collided on the motorway.
I ran around the corner, and almost collided with Mrs Laurence.
Two trains collided head-on (=when they were moving directly towards each other).
to disagree strongly with a person or group, especially on a particular subject
The President has again collided with Congress over his budget plans.
if two very different ideas, ways of thinking etc collide, they come together and produce an interesting result
Istanbul, where east and west collide