Definitions of attack
v. t. - To fall upon with force; to assail, as with force and arms; to assault. 2
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. 2
v. t. - To set to work upon, as upon a task or problem, or some object of labor or investigation. 2
v. t. - To begin to affect; to begin to act upon, injuriously or destructively; to begin to decompose or waste. 2
v. i. - To make an onset or attack. 2
n. - The act of attacking, or falling on with force or violence; an onset; an assault; -- opposed to defense. 2
n. - An assault upon one's feelings or reputation with unfriendly or bitter words. 2
n. - A setting to work upon some task, etc. 2
n. - An access of disease; a fit of sickness. 2
n. - The beginning of corrosive, decomposing, or destructive action, by a chemical agent. 2
The word "attack" uses 6 letters: A A C K T T.
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