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Definition of ATTACKS

noun : ATTACKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) an offensive move in a sport or game; "they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning" ;

  • 3. (

    ) intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak" ;

  • 4. (

    ) ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation; "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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the act of attacking; "attacks on women increased last year"; "they made an attempt on his life" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; "an attack of diarrhea" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent); "the film was sensitive to attack by acids"; "open to attack by the elements" ;

  • 9. (

    ) strong criticism; "he published an unexpected attack on my work" ;

verb : ATTACKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week" ;

  • 3. (

    ) take the initiative and go on the offensive; "The Serbs attacked the village at night"; "The visiting team started to attack" ;

  • 5. (

    ) set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task; "I attacked the problem as soon as I got out of bed" ;

  • 6. (

    ) begin to injure; "The cancer cells are attacking his liver"; "Rust is attacking the metal" ;


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