Explicație attack în Dicționarul Englez Englez

attack

(ə'tak )

substantiv
a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
substantiv
an offensive move in a sport or game
"they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning"

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

substantiv
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"

substantiv
(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
"the attack began at dawn"

substantiv
strong criticism
"he published an unexpected attack on my work"

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

substantiv
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"

substantiv
a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
"an attack of diarrhea"

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

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

verb
attack in speech or writing
"The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"

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

verb
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"

verb
attack someone physically or emotionally
"The mugger assaulted the woman"
"Nightmares assailed him regularly"




Antonime:
(verb) defend



Sinonime:
(substantiv) approach, attempt, blast, fire, onrush, onslaught
(verb) assail, assault, round, snipe