Attack Meaning and Definition


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Attack meaning

Word: Attack

How to pronounce: əˈtæk

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Take aggressive action against (a place or enemy forces) with weapons or armed force, typically in a battle or war.

Example sentences: "In December, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An aggressive and violent action against a person or place.

Example sentences: "He was killed in an attack on a checkpoint"


Synonyms:

assault

onset

dos attack

siege

raid

invective

stroke

swoop

lunge

kick

strike

blast

fire

charge

seizure

bout

spell

paroxysm

pounce

offense

offensive

aggression

attempt

approach

offence

case

invasion

aggress

hit

rush

turn

invade

assail

lash out

onslaught

blitz

onrush

fit


Antonyms:

counterattack

protection

defend

protect


Derivations:

attacking

attackable

attacker

attacked


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Attack in Other Languages...

Spanish: Ataque

German: Angriff

French: Attaque

Italian: Attacco

Turkish: Saldırı


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