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Definition of Attacks
attackAppel Ap`pel", n. [F., prop., a call. See Appeal, n.]
A tap or stamp of the foot as a warning of intent to attack;
-- called also attack.
Attack At*tack", v. i.
To make an onset or attack.
AttackAttack 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.
Hydrofluoric acid . . . attacks the glass. --B.
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.
Meaning of Attacks from wikipedia
(computing) Attack aircraft
(novel), a book...
- The September
to as 9/11) were a series
of four coordinated terrorist attacks
by the Islamic terrorist group
- Denial-of-service attacks
by an explicit attempt
to prevent legitimate
use of a service. There
are two general forms
of DoS attacks
- Mars Attacks
film in 1993. The writer pitched
of Mars Attacks
and Dinosaurs Attack
! to Burton, who both decided
that Dinosaurs Attack
- ****anese attacks
on the U.S.-held Philippines, Guam and Wake Island
and on the British Empire
in Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong. The attack
- The 2008 Mumbai attacks
to as 26/11) were a series
of terrorist attacks
that took place
2008, when 10 members
- Wildlife, and other sources
show that while
41 attacks occurred during
of 1988–1997, 48 attacks
from 1998 through
2003. The majority...
- of attacks
and highest incidence rates
for women, with 3,512 Bangladeshi people
acid attacked between
1999 and 2013, and in ****stan acid attacks
- of losing control
pain. Panic attacks themselves
are not typically dangerous
physically. Panic attacks
due to a number
- where nearly
7,600 fatal attacks
were do****ented from 1200 to 1920. There
are few historical records
or modern cases
of wolf attacks
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