1. [ noun ] a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
Related terms: vessel vase beaker amphora pithos cruse cookie_jar Mason_jar crock jampot canopic_jar mouth lid
2. [ verb ] move or cause to move with a sudden jerky motion
Synonyms: jolt
Related terms: move jolt
3. [ verb ] be incompatible; be or come into conflict
Synonyms: collide clash

"These colors clash"

Related terms: conflict collision
4. [ verb ] affect in a disagreeable way

"This play jarred the audience"

Related terms: affect
5. [ verb ] place in a cylindrical vessel

"jar the jam"

Related terms: situate put
6. [ verb ] shock physically
Synonyms: shake_up bump_around

"Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"

Related terms: move
7. [ noun ] the quantity contained in a jar
Synonyms: jarful

"he drank a jar of beer"

Related terms: containerful
8. [ noun ] a sudden impact
Synonyms: jolt jounce

"the door closed with a jolt"

Related terms: bump jolt
Similar spelling:   Jara