Synonyms of impinging


1. contact, impinging, striking, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event

usage: the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"


1. impinge, encroach, entrench, trench, trespass, take advantage

usage: impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"

2. encroach, infringe, impinge, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

usage: advance beyond the usual limit

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