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1. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons).

Synonyms

  • fire
  • banzai charge
  • penetration
  • ground attack
  • coup de main
  • blitzkrieg
  • diversion
  • onslaught
  • bombing
  • diversionary attack
  • firing
  • counterattack
  • operation
  • countermove
  • military operation
  • incursion
  • onset
  • strike
  • bombardment
  • strafe
  • charge
  • onrush
  • banzai attack
  • assault
  • surprise attack

Antonyms

  • fail
  • leave
  • abstain
  • agree

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

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Rhymes with Attack Dog

  • acog
  • zaugg
  • log
  • haug
  • fog
  • cog
  • bog

2. attack

verb. ['əˈtæk'] launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with.

Synonyms

  • blitz
  • circumvent
  • bombard
  • surround
  • storm
  • hem in
  • pepper
  • invade
  • bomb
  • pelt
  • besiege
  • raid
  • occupy
  • submarine
  • bust
  • cannonade
  • surprise
  • torpedo
  • counterattack
  • beleaguer
  • hit
  • contend
  • gas
  • strike
  • assail
  • strafe
  • counterstrike
  • aggress
  • fight

Antonyms

  • pay cash
  • whisper
  • cool
  • square

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

3. attack

verb. ['əˈtæk'] attack in speech or writing.

Synonyms

  • whang
  • abuse
  • shout
  • scald
  • round
  • whip
  • criticize
  • rubbish
  • claw
  • knock
  • vitriol
  • rip
  • criticise
  • clapperclaw
  • pick apart
  • lash out
  • blister
  • assail
  • barrage
  • blackguard
  • assault
  • snipe

Antonyms

  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden
  • empty

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

4. attack

verb. ['əˈtæk'] take the initiative and go on the offensive.

Synonyms

  • assail
  • check
  • act
  • harass
  • aggress
  • fork
  • move
  • pin

Antonyms

  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • credit
  • arise

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

5. attack

verb. ['əˈtæk'] attack someone physically or emotionally.

Synonyms

  • dishonor
  • molest
  • profane
  • savage
  • set
  • ravish
  • reassail
  • blindside
  • sic
  • desecrate
  • bait
  • violate
  • outrage
  • bulldog
  • set on
  • jump
  • rush
  • assail
  • rape
  • beset
  • assault
  • set upon

Antonyms

  • top
  • bottom
  • thin
  • reduce

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

6. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] an offensive move in a sport or game.

Synonyms

  • counterattack
  • play
  • turn

Antonyms

  • smart bomb
  • pass
  • idle
  • bore

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

7. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] intense adverse criticism.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • unfavorable judgment
  • flack
  • criticism
  • flak

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • stand still
  • surrender
  • hire

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

8. attack

noun. ['əˈtæk'] ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation.

Synonyms

  • avenue
  • formulation
  • plan of attack
  • conceptualization
  • conceptualisation

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • attaque (French)

9. dog

noun. ['ˈdɔg'] a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds.

Synonyms

  • Newfoundland dog
  • mutt
  • pug-dog
  • griffon
  • toy
  • cur
  • domestic animal
  • Mexican hairless
  • canid
  • domesticated animal
  • puppy
  • pooch
  • doggie
  • Canis
  • canine
  • toy dog
  • pug
  • Newfoundland
  • pack
  • Belgian griffon
  • hunting dog
  • lapdog
  • dalmatian
  • Great Pyrenees
  • bow-wow
  • Welsh corgi
  • spitz
  • Brussels griffon
  • poodle dog
  • mongrel
  • Canis familiaris
  • barker
  • working dog
  • coach dog
  • poodle
  • domestic dog
  • basenji
  • doggy
  • genus Canis
  • carriage dog
  • flag
  • corgi

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dog

verb. ['ˈdɔg'] go after with the intent to catch.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • give chase
  • trail
  • track
  • follow
  • run down
  • quest
  • hunt
  • tree
  • tail
  • tag
  • hound
  • trace
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush
  • stay
  • begin

Etymology

  • dogge (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • docga (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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