Definisi 'attack'
English to English
noun
1 (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
Example:
• the attack began at dawn
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2 an offensive move in a sport or game
Example:
• they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning
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3 intense adverse criticism
Example:
• Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party
• the government has come under attack
• don't give me any flak
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4 ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
Example:
• his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons
• an attack on inflation
• his plan of attack was misguided
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5 the act of attacking
Example:
• attacks on women increased last year
• they made an attempt on his life
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6 a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
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7 a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
Example:
• an attack of diarrhea
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8 the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)
Example:
• the film was sensitive to attack by acids
• open to attack by the elements
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9 strong criticism
Example:
• he published an unexpected attack on my work
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10 The act of attacking, or falling on with force or violence; an onset; an assault; -- opposed to defense.
source: webster1913
verb
11 launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
Example:
• Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II
• Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week
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12 attack in speech or writing
Example:
• The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker
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13 take the initiative and go on the offensive
Example:
• The Serbs attacked the village at night
• The visiting team started to attack
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14 attack someone physically or emotionally
Example:
• The mugger assaulted the woman
• Nightmares assailed him regularly
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15 set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task
Example:
• I attacked the problem as soon as I got out of bed
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16 begin to injure
Example:
• The cancer cells are attacking his liver
• Rust is attacking the metal
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17 To fall upon with force; to assail, as with force and arms; to assault.
source: webster1913
18 To make an onset or attack.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
defend, assail, assault, set on, approach, go about, onrush, armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine, beginning, commencement, start, play, turn, crime, conceptualisation, military operation, criticism, affect, act, contend,

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