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attack Explained

attack at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[ə'tæk]

attack at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1600, from Fr. attaquer (16c.), from Florentine attaccare (battaglia) "join (battle)," thus the word is a doublet of attach, which was also used 15c.-17c. in the sense now reserved to attack. ///

attack at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W1S2 n ----------//
1 violence against somebody/something:
2 in a war:
3 criticism:
4 illness:
5 emotion:
6 attempt to stop something:
7 sport:
8 damage: ----------//
1 VIOLENCE AGAINST SOMEBODY/SOMETHING: [C] an act of violence that is intended to hurt a person or damage a place// attack on// --There have been several attacks on foreigners recently.// --a bomb attack // --a knife attack // --an arson attack (=an attempt to destroy a building using fire) // --victims of racial attacks //
2 IN A WAR: [U and C] the act of using weapons against an enemy in a war// --The attack began at dawn.// attack on// --the attack on Pearl Harbor// be/come under attack // --Once again we came under attack from enemy fighter planes.// --Rebel forces launched (=started) an attack late Sunday night.// air/missile/nuclear etc attack // --the threat of nuclear attack//
3 CRITICISM: [U and C] a strong and direct criticism of someone or something// attack on// --The magazine recently published a vicious personal attack on the novelist.// be/come under attack (=be strongly criticized) // --The company has come under fierce attack for its decision to close the factory.// go on the attack (=start to criticize someone severely) //
4 ILLNESS: [C] a sudden short period of suffering from an illness, especially an illness that you have often// attack of// --I had a bad attack of flu at Christmas.// --He died after suffering a severe asthma attack .// heart attack//
5 EMOTION: [C] a short period of time when you suddenly feel extremely frightened or worried and cannot think normally or deal with the situation// panic/anxiety attack // --Her heart began to pound frantically, as if she were having a panic attack.// attack of// --a sudden attack of nerves//
6 ATTEMPT TO STOP SOMETHING: [U and C] actions that are intended to get rid of or stop something such as a system, a set of laws etc// attack on// --The new measures were seen by many as an attack on the Scottish way of life.//
7 SPORT: a) [U and C] an attempt by a player or group of players to score goals or win points// b) BrE [singular] the players in a team that are responsible for trying to score goals or win points// American Equivalent: offense// defence// in attack// --Heath will play alongside Smith in attack.//
8 DAMAGE: [U and C] when something such as a disease, insect, or chemical damages something// --Unfortunately, the carved ceilings have suffered woodworm attack over the years.//
attack 2 v ----------//
1 use violence:
2 in a war:
3 criticize:
4 damage:
5 begin doing:
6 sport: ----------// [Date: 1600-1700; Language: French; Origin: attaquer, from Old Italian attaccare 'to attach', from stacca 'sharp post']//
1 USE VIOLENCE: [I and T] to deliberately use violence to hurt a person or damage a place// --She was attacked while walking home late at night.// --His shop was attacked by a gang of youths.// --Snakes will only attack if you disturb them.// attack sb/sth with sth// --He needed 200 stitches after being attacked with a broken bottle.//
2 IN A WAR: [I and T] to start using guns, bombs etc against an enemy in a war// --Army tanks attacked a village near the capital on Sunday.//
3 CRITICIZE: [T] to criticize someone or something very strongly// --Last year Dr Travis publicly attacked the idea that abortion should be available on demand.// attack sb for (doing) sth// --Newspapers attacked the government for failing to cut taxes.// strongly/bitterly/savagely etc attack sb/sth //
4 DAMAGE: [T] if something such as a disease, insect, or chemical attacks something, it damages it// --a cruel disease that attacks the brain and nervous system//
5 BEGIN DOING: [T] to begin to do something in a determined and eager way// --She immediately set about attacking the problem.// --Martin attacked his meal (=started eating) with vigour.//
6 SPORT: [I and T] to move forward and try to score goals or win points// defend// --Brazil began to attack more in the second half of the match.//

attack at Swedish => english Of Explained:

seizure

attack at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

483 Moby Thesaurus words for "attack":
Jacksonian epilepsy, MO, Rolandic epilepsy, abdominal epilepsy,
abuse, accept, access, acquired epilepsy, action,
activated epilepsy, activation, affect, affect epilepsy, affection,
aggression, aggressiveness, ailment, akinetic epilepsy, algorithm,
all-out war, ambush, amok, apoplexy, appeal to arms, approach,
armed combat, armed conflict, arrangement, arrest, articulation,
assail, assailing, assailment, assault, assume, attack, attempt,
autonomic epilepsy, barbarize, batter, battering, battle, begin,
beleaguer, bellicosity, belligerence, belligerency, berate,
berating, beset, besiege, bitter words, blackening, blister, blitz,
blockade, blockage, bloodshed, blueprint, blueprinting, bout,
brutalize, buckle down, buckle to, burn, bushwhack, butcher,
butchery, calculation, cardiac epilepsy, carry on, castigate,
censure, challenge, charge, charting, chauvinism, citation,
clonic spasm, clonus, combat, combativeness, come at, come down on,
complaint, conception, condemn, contrivance, contumely, convulsion,
corrode, corrosion, cortical epilepsy, course, crack down on,
cramp, criminate, criticism, criticize, cry out against,
cry out on, cry shame upon, cursive epilepsy, declare war,
decompose, decrial, decry, defy, delivery, denigrate, denigration,
denounce, denunciation, deprecate, deprecation, descend on,
descend upon, descent, design, destroy, destruction, device,
devour, diatribe, disease, disorder, disorderliness, disparage,
disparagement, disposition, dissolve, diurnal epilepsy, dive into,
draw first blood, drive, eat, eclampsia, embark in, embark upon,
encompass, endeavor, engage in, engage in battle, enter on,
enter upon, enterprise, enunciation, envisagement, epilepsia,
epilepsia gravior, epilepsia major, epilepsia minor,
epilepsia mitior, epilepsia nutans, epilepsia tarda, epilepsy,
epitasis, erode, erosion, excoriate, execration, fall, fall into,
fall on, fall to, fall upon, falling sickness, fashion, fay, fever,
fight, fighting, figuring, fit, focal epilepsy, foray,
forcible seizure, foresight, forethought, form, frenzy, furor,
fury, fustigate, game, gang up on, get busy, get cracking,
get going, get under way, get with it, go about, go at, go for,
go in for, go into, go on, go to it, go upon, grand mal, graphing,
grip, ground plan, guidelines, guise, hammer, harass, hard words,
harry, haute mal, have at, hit, hit like lightning, hop to it,
hostilities, hot war, hysterical epilepsy, ictus, idea, implicate,
implication, impugn, impugnment, incriminate, incrimination,
inculpate, inculpation, incursion, infect, inroad, intention,
invade, invasion, invective, inveigh against, invest, involve,
involvement, irrupt, jawing, jeremiad, jingoism, jump, jump to it,
killing, la guerre, land on, larval epilepsy, laryngeal epilepsy,
laryngospasm, lash, latent epilepsy, launch forth, launch into,
lay about, lay about one, lay at, lay hands on, lay into, lay on,
lay waste, laying waste, layout, levy war on, light into, line,
line of action, lines, lineup, lockjaw, long-range plan, loot,
looting, make war on, malign, manner, manner of working, mapping,
massacre, master plan, matutinal epilepsy, maul, means,
menstrual epilepsy, method, methodology, might of arms,
militarization, military operations, mobilization, mode,
mode of operation, mode of procedure, modus operandi, move into,
mug, murderous insanity, musicogenic epilepsy, muster,
myoclonous epilepsy, nocturnal epilepsy, obstreperousness,
occlusion, offense, offensive, onset, onslaught, open hostilities,
open war, operations research, order, organization, orgasm,
outbreak, paroxysm, petit mal, philippic, phonation,
physiologic epilepsy, pillage, pillaging, pitch in, pitch into,
plan, planning, planning function, plunge into, pounce upon, pound,
practice, prearrangement, press, procedure, proceed to, proceeding,
process, program, program of action, pronunciation,
psychic epilepsy, psychokinesia, psychomotor epilepsy, pugnacity,
push, rage, raid, ramp, rampage, rant, rape, rating,
rationalization, rave, reflex epilepsy, resort to arms, revile,
revilement, riot, rioting, roar, roast, rotatoria, routine, ruin,
rush, sack, sacking, sail into, sally, savage, scarify, scathe,
schedule, schema, schematism, schematization, scheme,
scheme of arrangement, scorch, screed, seize, seizure,
sensory epilepsy, serial epilepsy, set about, set at, set forward,
set going, set on, set to, set to work, set upon, setup,
sexual climax, shooting war, siege, skin alive, slash, slaughter,
sortie, sow chaos, sowing with salt, spasm, spell, square up,
start, start in, state of war, stoppage, storm, strategic plan,
strategy, strike, strike at, stroke, style, surprise,
swoop down on, system, systematization, tack, tackle,
tactical plan, tactics, take on, take the offensive, take up,
tardy epilepsy, tear, tear around, technique, terrorize, tetanus,
tetany, the big picture, the drill, the how, the picture,
the sword, the way of, throes, thromboembolism, thrombosis, tirade,
tone, tongue-lashing, tonic epilepsy, tonic spasm, torsion spasm,
total war, traumatic epilepsy, trismus, trounce, turn, turn on,
turn to, ucinate epilepsy, undertake, unruliness, utterance,
vandalize, venture upon, vilification, vilify, violate, violation,
visitation, vituperation, vocalization, voicing, wade into, war,
warfare, warmaking, warmongering, warring, wartime, waste, wasting,
way, wise, working plan, wreck

attack at Swedish => English Of Explained:

n(afekto) affect(afekcii)

Attack at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Attack \At*tack"\, v. i.
To make an onset or attack.

Attack \At*tack"\, n. [Cf. F. attaque.]
1. The act of attacking, or falling on with force or
violence; an onset; an assault; -- opposed to defense.

2. An assault upon one's feelings or reputation with
unfriendly or bitter words.

3. A setting to work upon some task, etc.

4. An access of disease; a fit of sickness.

5. The beginning of corrosive, decomposing, or destructive
action, by a chemical agent.

Attack \At*tack"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attacked}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Attacking}.] [F. attaquer, orig. another form of attacher
to attack: cf. It. attacare to fasten, attack. See {Attach},
{Tack} a small nail.]
1. To fall upon with force; to assail, as with force and
arms; to assault. ``Attack their lines.'' --Dryden.

2. 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.

3. To set to work upon, as upon a task or problem, or some
object of labor or investigation.

4. To begin to affect; to begin to act upon, injuriously or
destructively; to begin to decompose or waste.

On the fourth of March he was attacked by fever.
--Macaulay.

Hydrofluoric acid . . . attacks the glass. --B.
Stewart.

Syn: To {Attack}, {Assail}, {Assault}, {Invade}.

Usage: These words all denote a violent onset; attack being
the generic term, and the others specific forms of
attack. To attack is to commence the onset; to assail
is to make a sudden and violent attack, or to make
repeated attacks; to assault (literally, to leap upon)
is to attack physically by a had-to-hand approach or
by unlawful and insulting violence; to invade is to
enter by force on what belongs to another. Thus, a
person may attack by offering violence of any kind; he
may assail by means of missile weapons; he may assault
by direct personal violence; a king may invade by
marching an army into a country. Figuratively, we may
say, men attack with argument or satire; they assail
with abuse or reproaches; they may be assaulted by
severe temptations; the rights of the people may be
invaded by the encroachments of the crown.

attack at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Appel \Ap`pel"\, n. [F., prop., a call. See {Appeal}, n.]
(Fencing)
A tap or stamp of the foot as a warning of intent to attack;
-- called also {attack}.

attack at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

attack
v 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" [syn: {assail}] [ant: {defend}]
2: attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the
left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker" [syn: {round},
{assail}, {lash out}, {snipe}, {assault}]
3: take the initiative and go on the offensive; "The Serbs
attacked the village at night"; "The visiting team started
to attack" [syn: {aggress}]
4: attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger
assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
[syn: {assail}, {assault}, {set on}]
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"

attack
n 1: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons);
"the attack began at dawn" [syn: {onslaught}, {onset}, {onrush}]
2: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; "an
attack of diarrhea"
3: intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the
Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack";
"don't give me any flak" [syn: {fire}, {flak}, {flack}, {blast}]
4: the act of attacking; "attacks on women increased last
year"; "they made an attempt on his life" [syn: {attempt}]
5: an offensive move in a sport or game; "they won the game
with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning"
6: 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"
7: 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" [syn: {approach}, {plan of
attack}]
8: a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
[syn: {tone-beginning}]
9: strong criticism; "he published an unexpected attack on my
work"

attack at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr|en Inter: term » attaque|lang=fr, derived from the verb Inter: term » attaquer|lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » it|en Inter: term » attaccare||lang=it|to join, attach used in attaccare battaglia, "to join battle". Cognate with Italian Inter: term » attacca|lang=it and German Inter: term » Attacke|lang=de.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK|US|AusE Inter: IPA » /əˈtæk/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /@"t{k/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-attack.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » æk

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • An attempt to cause damage or injury to, or to somehow detract from the worth or credibility of, a person, position, idea, object, or thing, by physical, verbal, emotional, or other assault.
    1. : They claimed the censorship of the article was an attack of free speech.
    2. Inter: quote-book » year=1913|author=Category: w - :Robert Barr (writer)|Robert Barr


    |title=Lord Stranleigh Abroad
    |chapter=4|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1796924W
    |passage=“I came down like a wolf on the fold, didn’t I ?  Why didn’t I telephone ?  Strategy, my dear boy, strategy. This is a surprise attack, and I’d no wish that the garrison, forewarned, should escape. …”
    1. A time in which one attacks. The offence of a battle.
    2. : The army timed their attack to coincide with the local celebrations.
    3. Inter: cricke » t Collectively, the bowlers of a cricket side.
    4. Inter: volleybal » l Any contact with the ball other than a serve or block which sends the ball across the plane of the net.
    5. Inter: lacross » e The three attackmen on the field or all the attackmen of a team.
    6. The sudden onset of a disease.
    7. : I´ve had an attack of the flu.
    8. An active episode of a chronic or recurrent disease.
    9. Inter: context » audio The amount of time it takes for the volume of an audio signal to go from zero to maximum level (e.g. an audio waveform representing a snare drum hit would feature a very fast attack, whereas that of a wave washing to shore would feature a slow attack).

      Synonyms

      * Inter: sense » volleyball hit, spike

  • See also Category: Wikisaurus:attack -

    Derived terms

    * attack is the best form of defence
  • pincer attack

    Related terms

    * attachment

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » attempt to cause damage or injury
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|هجوم|m|tr=hujūm|sc=Arab, Inter: t- » ar|حملة|f|tr=ḥámla|sc=Arab
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|нападение|n|tr=napadénie
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|攻擊|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|攻击|tr=gōngjī, gōngjí|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|útok|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|aanval|m
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|atako
  • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|kallaletung
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökkäys
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|attaque
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|იერიში|sc=Geor|tr=ieriši|sc=Geor, Inter: t- » ka|თავდასხმა|sc=Geor|tr=t'avdasxma|sc=Geor
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Attacke|f, Inter: t+ » de|Angriff|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|επίθεση|f|tr=epíθesi
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|התקפה|f|tr=hatkafá|alt=הַתְקָפָה|sc=Hebr

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|ionsaí|m
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|attacco|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|攻撃|tr=こうげき, kōgeki|sc=Jpan
    • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|attaque|f
    • Kyrgyz: Inter: t+ » ky|кол салуу, Inter: t- » ky|качыруу, Inter: t- » ky|качырып кирүү, Inter: t- » ky|чабуул, Inter: t- » ky|чабуул жасоо, Inter: t- » ky|асылуу, Inter: t- » ky|атака кылуу, Inter: t- » ky|таасир, Inter: t- » ky|таасирлөө, Inter: t+ » ky|зыян
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|serang
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|atak, Inter: t+ » pl|napad
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|нападение|n|tr=napadénije
    • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|napad|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|ataque|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|attack|c, Inter: t+ » sv|anfall|n
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|saldırı
    • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|tatak


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » offense of a battle
    • Breton: argadenn {{f}}
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|атака, Inter: t+ » bg|нападение, Inter: t+ » bg|настъпление
    • Catalan: atac {{m}}
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|攻擊|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|攻击|tr=gōngjī|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|útok|m
    • Danish: Inter: t+ » da|angreb
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|aanval|m
    • Esperanto: atako
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|rünnak
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökkäys
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|attaque|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Angriff|m, Inter: t+ » de|Attacke|f
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|επίθεση|f|tr=epithesi, Inter: t+ » el|έφοδος|f|tr=éfoðos
    • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|serang|alt=serangan, Inter: t+ » id|serbu|alt=serbuan
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|ionsaí|m
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|attacco|m
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|攻撃|tr=こうげき, kōgeki|sc=Jpan


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|attaque|f
  • Korean: Inter: t+ » ko|공격|tr=gonggyeok|sc=Kore (Inter: t+ » ko|攻擊|sc=Kore)
  • Kurdish:
  • : Sorani: Inter: t- » ku|په‌له‌مار|tr=palamAr|sc=ku-Arab
  • Persian: Inter: fa-Arab » یورش (yureš)
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|atak|m, Inter: t+ » pl|napad|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|ataque|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|атака|f|tr=atáka, Inter: t+ » ru|нападение|n|tr=napadénije, Inter: t+ » ru|штурм|tr=šturm of fortifications
  • Scottish Gaelic: ionnsaigh {{m}}/{{f}}
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|napad|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|ataque|m
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|attack|c, Inter: t+ » sv|anfall|n
  • Telugu: దాడి
  • Thai: Inter: t- » th|การโจมตี|tr=gaan-johm-dtee|sc=Thai
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|taarruz, Inter: t+ » tr|hücum|alt=hücûm
  • Vietnamese: Inter: t+ » vi|công kích|alt=sự công kích ([sự + Inter: t- » vi|攻撃)
  • West Frisian: oanfal

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » cricket: bowlers of a cricket side
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|aanvalszijde|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » volleyball: hit other than serve or block that sends the ball over the net
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|aanval|m
    • Finnish: iskulyönti


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|атака|f|tr=atáka, Inter: t+ » ru|удар|m|tr=udár

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » lacrosse: the attackmen of a team
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökkääjä|alt=hyökkääjät|p


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » medicine: sudden onset of a disease
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|пристъп
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|haigushoog
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kohtaus
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Anfall|m
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|προσβολή|f|tr=prosvolí, Inter: t+ » el|κρίση|f|tr=krísi


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|attacco|m
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|atak|m, Inter: t+ » pl|napad|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|приступ|m|tr=prístup, Inter: t+ » ru|припадок|m|tr=pripádok
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|napad|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » active episode of a chronic or recurrent disease
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kohtaus


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » amount of time it takes for the volume of an audio signal to go from zero to maximum level
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ανάκρουση|f|tr=anakrousi


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b
  • Inter: transitiv » e To apply violent force to someone or something.
    1. : This species of snake will only attack humans if it feels threatened.
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To aggressively challenge a person, idea, etc., with words (particularly in newspaper headlines, because it typesets into less space than "criticize" or similar).
    3. : She published an article attacking the recent pay cuts.
    4. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2012
    |date=June 3
    |author=Nathan Rabin
    |title=TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Mr. Plow” (season 4, episode 9; originally aired 11/19/1992)
    |url=http://www.avclub.com/articles/mr-plow,75560/
    |page=
    |passage=In its God-like prime, The Simpsons attacked well-worn satirical fodder from unexpected angles, finding fresh laughs in the hoariest of subjects.
    1. Inter: transitiv » e To deal with something undesirable in a direct way.
    2. : We´ll have dinner before we attack the biology homework.
    3. Inter: transitive » cricket To aim balls at the batsman’s wicket.
    4. Inter: intransitive » cricket To set a field, or bowl in a manner designed to get wickets.
    5. Inter: intransitive » cricket To bat aggressively, so as to score runs quickly.
    6. Inter: socce » r To move forward in an attempt to actively score point, as opposed to trying not to concede.
    7. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2011
    |date=October 15
    |author=Michael Da Silva
    |title=Wigan 1 - 3 Bolton
    |work=BBC Sport
    |url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/eng_prem/15226200.stm
    |page=
    |passage=Six successive defeats had left them rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table but, clearly under instructions to attack from the outset, Bolton started far the brighter.

    Synonyms

    * See also Category: Wikisaurus:attack -

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to apply violent force
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|هاجم|tr=haajama
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|нападам, Inter: t+ » bg|атакувам
    • Catalan: atacar
    • Chinese: Inter: zh-tsp » 攻擊|攻击|gōngjī, Inter: zh-tsp » 進攻|进攻|jìngōng, Inter: zh-tsp » 打擊|打击|dǎjī
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|útočit
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|angribe, Inter: t- » da|overfalde
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|aanvallen
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|ründama
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökätä, Inter: t- » fi|käydä käsiksi, Inter: t- » fi|käydä kimppuun
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|attaquer
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|თავდასხმა|sc=Geor|tr=t'avdasxma|sc=Geor, Inter: t- » ka|შეტევა|sc=Geor|tr=šeteva|sc=Geor
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|angreifen, Inter: t+ » de|attackieren
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|επιτίθεμαι||tr=epitíthemai
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|התקיף|tr=hitkíf|alt=הִתְקִיף|sc=Hebr
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|támadás
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|ionsaigh
    • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|attatchi


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Kurdish:
  • : Sorani: Inter: t- » ku|تێبه‌ربوون|tr=taebarboon|sc=ku-Arab
  • Lithuanian: Inter: t+ » lt|pulti, Inter: t+ » lt|atakuoti
  • Inter: trreq » ang
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|atakować, Inter: t- » pl|napadać
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|atacar
  • Russian: атаковать (atakovát’) Inter: pf » .; нападать (napadát’) Inter: imp » f, напасть (napást’) Inter: pf » .
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|thoir ionnsaigh
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|napadati, Inter: t- » sh|napasti
  • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|napasti
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|atacar
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|attackera, Inter: t+ » sv|anfalla
  • Telugu: దాడి చేయు (daaDi chEyu), దండెత్తు (danDettu)
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|saldırmak
  • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|tatakön
  • West Frisian: Inter: t- » fy|oanfalle

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to aggressively challenge with words
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|нахвърлям се, Inter: t+ » bg|нападам
    • Catalan: atacar
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|útočit
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|angribe
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|aanvallen
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|halvustama
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökätä, Inter: t- » fi|käydä kimppuun
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|attaquer
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|angreifen, Inter: t+ » de|attackieren
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|επιτίθεμαι||tr=epitíthemai (person), Inter: t+ » el|καταπιάνομαι||tr=katapiánomai (idea)


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Jèrriais: Inter: tø » roa-jer|attatchi
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|atakować, Inter: t- » pl|napadać
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|atacar
  • Russian: критиковать (kritikovát’) Inter: pf » .; нападать (napadát’) Inter: imp » f, напасть (napást’) Inter: pf » .
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|thoir ionnsaigh
  • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|napasti
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|attackera, Inter: t+ » sv|angripa
  • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|tatakön
  • West Frisian: Inter: t- » fy|oanfalle

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » to deal with something undesirable in a direct way
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|käydä käsiksi, Inter: t- » fi|käydä kimppuun


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » cricket: to aim balls at the batsman’s wicket
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » cricket: to set a field, or bowl in a manner designed to get wickets
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » cricket: to bat aggressively
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökätä


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » soccer: to move forward in an attempt to score point
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hyökätä


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|ionsaigh

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » br: argadiñ
    • Inter: ttbc » eo: ataki


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » he: לתקוף (litqof)
  • Inter: ttbc » id: serang, serbu, menyerang, menyerbu
  • Inter: ttbc » ja: 攻撃する (こうげきする, kōgeki-suru)
  • Inter: ttbc » ko: 공격하다 (攻擊하다, gonggyeokhada)
  • Inter: ttbc » th: Inter: Thai » โจมตี (johm dtee)

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
    • Inter: R:OneLoo » k


    Category: Category:1000 English basic words -
    Category: Category:en:Volleyball -

    Swedish

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /aˈtak/|lang=sv
    • Inter: audio » Sv-attack.ogg|Audio

      Noun

      Inter: sv-noun » g=c


  • attack; an attempt to cause damage
    1. attack; offense of a battle

      Declension

      Inter: sv-noun-reg-e » r

      Related terms

      * attackera


    Translation: ar » attack
    Translation: cs » attack
    Translation: cy » attack
    Translation: de » attack
    Translation: et » attack
    Translation: el » attack
    Translation: es » attack
    Translation: eo » attack
    Translation: eu » attack
    Translation: fa » attack
    Translation: fr » attack
    Translation: gl » attack
    Translation: ko » attack
    Translation: hy » attack
    Translation: io » attack
    Translation: id » attack
    Translation: it » attack
    Translation: kn » attack
    Translation: kk » attack
    Translation: ku » attack
    Translation: lt » attack
    Translation: li » attack
    Translation: hu » attack
    Translation: mg » attack
    Translation: ml » attack
    Translation: my » attack
    Translation: nl » attack
    Translation: ja » attack
    Translation: no » attack
    Translation: oc » attack
    Translation: pl » attack
    Translation: pt » attack
    Translation: ro » attack
    Translation: ru » attack
    Category: simple:attack -
    Translation: sk » attack
    Translation: fi » attack
    Translation: sv » attack
    Translation: tl » attack
    Translation: ta » attack
    Translation: te » attack
    Translation: th » attack
    Translation: tr » attack
    Translation: uk » attack
    Translation: vi » attack
    Translation: zh » attack