Assault synonyms and antonyms

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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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To enter by force in order to conquer or pillage:
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To force one's way through a forested or overgrown area where no path exists:
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To try to overcome; struggle against or contend with
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To pass by a spring or leap; to overleap.
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To trouble persistently; harass.
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A rise in value or cost
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A large quantity of people or things resembling an attack.
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A criminal act involving both a threat of violence and actual physical contact with the victim.
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To attack violently, as with blows or military force; assault.
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To conduct a raid or participate in one.
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(Rare) An assault; an attack.
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The team in possession of the ball or puck, or those players whose primary duty is to attempt to score.
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(Obsolete, slang) To beat with a stick; to cudgel.
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(Military) A ground attack against a prepared enemy.
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A quick violent robbery of a person, usually in a public place.
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Rape is the crime of forcing someone to engage in sexual intercourse against their will.
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To attack someone.
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To begin a military attack:
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To break (a law, rule, promise, etc.); fail to keep or observe; infringe on
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(Archaic) To seize and carry away by force.
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(Uncountable) The practice or habit of committing crimes.
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To break or violate (an agreement, for example).
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(Obsolete) To assault; to set upon.
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(--- Slang) To sell (a narcotic) illegally:
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To subject to a siege; besiege:
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To hit very hard, usually with the fist.
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To put to rout in battle; to overthrow by war.
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To assault (a stronghold or fortification) with military forces.
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Government policy or structure related to the military.
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An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
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(Countable, military) An attack.
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A headlong dash forward; strong onward rush
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To start a quarrel or be the first to attack
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To experience; to suffer; to fall upon.
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To set upon with violent force
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(Idiomatic, archaic) To attack; to engage in combat with.
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To set upon with violent force
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To set upon with violent force
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To attack verbally, as with criticism.
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To strike against repeatedly and with force; pound:
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To beat severely; hit or whip
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To strike against forcefully and especially repeatedly; batter:
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To beat as with a stick or club; cudgel; thrash
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To strike repeatedly with a hammer, some other implement, the fist, etc.
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Pound means to repeatedly strike with force.
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To beat or batter, as with the fists:
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(Figuratively) To defeat overwhelmingly.
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To strike or flail.
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To beat severely; thrash.
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(Dated) To give a thrashing to; to beat severely.
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To defeat decisively.
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Either of two divisions, male and female, into which most sexually reproducing organisms are grouped. Sex is usually determined by anatomy, the makeup of the sex chromosomes, and the type and amount of hormones produced. When the sex of an organism is determined by the sex chromosomes, males and females are generally produced in equal numbers. In other organisms, such as bees and wasps, in which females develop from fertilized eggs and males develop from unfertilized eggs, distribution of the sexes is unequal.
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The act or an instance of violating or the condition of being violated:
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To attack or oppose suddenly or unexpectedly; turn (on)
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To make a fierce verbal attack
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To encourage someone, or an animal, to attack someone.
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To treat in a disrespectful or demeaning manner.
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To bring disgrace upon someone or something; to shame
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To cause or commit an outrage upon; to treat with violence or abuse.
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To rape
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An effort or a try.
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To gain by the use of force or coercion:
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To shoot from a hidden position, as at individuals of an enemy force
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Find another word for assault. In this page you can discover 78 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for assault, like: attack, invade, bushwhack, fight, jump, beset, advance, onslaught, assault and battery, assail and raid.