Synonyms of jar


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"


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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Definition and meaning of jar (Dictionary)