Onset synonyms

ŏn'sĕt', ôn'-

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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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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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The definition of an onslaught is a violent attack, or a situation where you are suddenly bombarded with a lot of things or people all at once.
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A rapid, often noisy flow or passage:
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A beginning, or first stage
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An act or instance of making or becoming open.
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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The beginning of something.
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(Criminal, law) An attempt to commit battery: a violent attempt, or willful effort with force or violence, to do hurt to another, but without necessarily touching his person, as by lifting a fist in a threatening manner, or by striking at him and missing him.
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An attack; an assault:
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That which begins or originates something; the first cause; origin; source.
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(Informal) A feeling of pleasant excitement; a thrill:
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The act or time of commencing; beginning; start
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A short, fast run or race
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(Now chiefly poetic) Dawn.
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A headlong dash forward; strong onward rush
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A sudden increase:
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(Informal) Persevering energy; enterprise:
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The definition of a raid is a surprise attack or surprise visit, especially when done by the military during war or by police to arrest suspects.
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The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
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An end of something in space; a limit or edge.
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(Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
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The final part; the conclusion:
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The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
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(Rare) An assault; an attack.
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A perfectly thrown ball:
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The beginning of daylight in the morning; daybreak
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(Religion) The first sacred book in the Torah and the Hebrew Bible.
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The creation or beginning of something; the establishment.
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A state of incipiency; a quality of nascence.
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The beginning or initial stage of something
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A source, beginning, or motive:
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A beginning or commencement.
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Find another word for onset. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for onset, like: offense, encounter, aggression, offensive, onslaught, rush, incipience, opening, start, attack and origin.