Definition of "attacks" []

  • To launch a physical assault (against) with or without weapons; begin hostilities (with) (verb)
  • To take the initiative in a game, sport, etc (verb)
  • To direct hostile words or writings at; criticize or abuse vehemently (verb)
  • To turn one's mind or energies vigorously to (a job, problem, etc) (verb)
  • To begin to injure or affect adversely; corrode, corrupt, or infect (verb)
  • To attempt to rape (verb)
  • The act or an instance of attacking (noun)
  • Strong criticism or abuse (noun)
  • An offensive move in a game, sport, etc (noun)
  • Commencement of a task, etc (noun)
  • Any sudden and usually severe manifestation of a disease or disorder (noun)
  • Decisiveness in beginning a passage, movement, or piece (noun)
  • The speed with which a note reaches its maximum volume (noun)
  • An attempted rape (noun)
  • Plural form of attack. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present of to attack. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "attacks" in a sentence
  • "And there has been some speculation that that increase in attacks is related to these plots."
  • "Over the years I have established a cache of friends and interested individuals who have found themselves often times victims of vicious attacks from the Order of Nine Angles, Church of Satan and numerous other malignant and parasitic organizations, that involved themselves in attacks upon many of those people who affiliated themselves with the Change in Satanism, which was designed long before Obama employed the mantra."
  • "The increase in attacks is an indication of an increased number of people involved as well as a larger network of sympathisers."