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"attack" Meaning in English

1. to attack someone physically or emotionally
Part of speech : verb
Example : They kept attacking me until I was able to fight them off.
2. ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
Part of speech : noun
3. a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
Part of speech : noun
4. the act of attacking
Part of speech : noun
Example : attacks on women increased last year
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5. (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
Part of speech : noun
Example : the attack began at dawn
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6. intense adverse criticism
Part of speech : noun
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7. to attack in speech or writing
Part of speech : verb
Example : The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker.
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8. to take the initiative and go on the offensive
Part of speech : verb
Example : The invaders attacked the village at night.
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9. to launch an attack or assault on
Part of speech : verb
Example : They prepared to attack the enemy.
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10. an offensive move in a sport or game
Part of speech : noun
Example : they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning
11. strong criticism
Part of speech : noun
Example : The Times published an unexpected attack on my work.
12. the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)
Part of speech : noun
Example : the film was sensitive to attack by acids
13. a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
Part of speech : noun
Example : an attack of diarrhea
14. to begin to injure
Part of speech : verb
Example : The cancer cells are attacking the patient's liver.
15. to set to work upon
Part of speech : verb
Example : I attacked my class's problem set with gusto.

Translation for "attack"

attack meaning in Spanish : ataque
  • attack meaning in German : Attacke
  • attack meaning in Japanese : 攻撃
  • attack meaning in Turkish : saldırı
  • attack meaning in Chinese : 攻击
  • attack meaning in Arabic : هجوم
  • attack meaning in Polish : atak
  • attack meaning in Hindi : आक्रमण
  • attack meaning in French : attaque
  • attack meaning in Russian : атака
  • attack meaning in Tamil : தாக்குதல்
  • attack meaning in Telugu : దాడి
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