• Attacked Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Attack

• Attack Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A setting to work upon some task, etc.
  2. (v. t.) To begin to affect; to begin to act upon, injuriously or destructively; to begin to decompose or waste.
  3. (n.) An assault upon ones feelings or reputation with unfriendly or bitter words.
  4. (v. t.) To assail with unfriendly speech or writing; to begin a controversy with; to attempt to overthrow or bring into disrepute, by criticism or satire; to censure; as, to attack a man, or his opinions, in a pamphlet.
  5. (v. t.) To fall upon with force; to assail, as with force and arms; to assault.
  6. (v. t.) To set to work upon, as upon a task or problem, or some object of labor or investigation.
  7. (n.) The beginning of corrosive, decomposing, or destructive action, by a chemical agent.
  8. (n.) An access of disease; a fit of sickness.
  9. (n.) The act of attacking, or falling on with force or violence; an onset; an assault; -- opposed to defense.
  10. (v. i.) To make an onset or attack.

Aggress, Approach, Assail, Assault, Attempt, Blast, Fire, Onrush, Onset, Onslaught, Round, Snipe,