Words Like ASSAULT

We have put together a list of words that are similar to ASSAULT.

35 Alternative Words Similar to assault

1 Assault Noun      Synonym Words Like Assault
2 Rape Noun      Synonym Words Like Rape
3 Attack Noun      Synonym Words Like Attack
4 Attempt Noun      Synonym Words Like Attempt
5 Battle Noun      Synonym Words Like Battle
6 Conflict Noun      Synonym Words Like Conflict
7 Engagement Noun      Synonym Words Like Engagement
8 Fight Noun      Synonym Words Like Fight
9 Thoroughbred Noun      Synonym Words Like Thoroughbred
10 Assail Verb      Synonym Words Like Assail
11 Ravish Verb      Synonym Words Like Ravish
12 Violate Verb      Synonym Words Like Violate
13 Dishonor Verb      Synonym Words Like Dishonor
14 Dishonour Verb      Synonym Words Like Dishonour
15 Outrage Verb      Synonym Words Like Outrage
16 Round Verb      Synonym Words Like Round
17 Criticise Verb      Synonym Words Like Criticise
18 Criticize Verb      Synonym Words Like Criticize
19 Knock Verb      Synonym Words Like Knock
20 Onslaught Noun      Synonym Words Like Onslaught
21 Onset Noun      Synonym Words Like Onset
22 Assaulted Verb-transitive      Form Words Like Assaulted
23 Assaulting Verb-transitive      Form Words Like Assaulting
24 Mugging Noun      Hyponym
25 Rush Verb      Hyponym Words Like Rush
26 Set Verb      Hyponym Words Like Set
27 Reassail Verb      Hyponym
28 Jump Verb      Hyponym Words Like Jump
29 Bulldog Verb      Hyponym Words Like Bulldog
30 Bait Verb      Hyponym Words Like Bait
31 Blindside Verb      Hyponym
32 Clapperclaw Verb      Hyponym Words Like Clapperclaw
33 Blackguard Verb      Hyponym Words Like Blackguard
34 Abuse Verb      Hyponym Words Like Abuse
35 Shout Verb      Hyponym Words Like Shout

4 examples of assault

1 to make assault upon a man, a house, or a town
2 to make an assault on the prerogatives of a prince, or on the constitution of a government
3 to assault a reputation or an administration
4 Nightmares assailed him regularly

10 definitions of assault

1 A violent onset or attack with physical means, as blows, weapons, etc.; an onslaught; the rush or charge of an attacking force; onset.
2 A violent onset or attack with moral weapons, as words, arguments, appeals, and the like.
3 An apparently violent attempt, or willful offer with force or violence, to do hurt to another; an attempt or offer to beat another, accompanied by a degree of violence, but without touching his person, as by lifting the fist, or a cane, in a threatening manner, or by striking at him, and missing him. If the blow aimed takes effect, it is a battery.
4 To make an assault upon, as by a sudden rush of armed men; to attack with unlawful or insulting physical violence or menaces.
5 To attack with moral means, or with a view of producing moral effects; to attack by words, arguments, or unfriendly measures; to assail.
6 a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
7 force (someone) to have sex against their will
8 thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946
9 attack someone physically or emotionally
10 attack in speech or writing
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