verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of attack
SYNONYMS FOR attack
Examples from the Web for attack
As soon as this attack [happened], Paris citizens came together to show were are not afraid, we are Charlie Hebdo.
It was also an attack on our freedom of expression and way of life.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Opponents of Muslims and immigrants across the continent are claiming vindication in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack.
An attack on journalists anywhere is an attack on civil society everywhere.
That is why The Daily Beast stands with Charlie Hebdo and published their controversial covers in the wake of the attack.
It was however evident that the attack was to be immediately expected.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84|John Lothrop Motley
It is great sport to get the crabs excited, and to see them, scuttling around, ready to attack their foes.Mpuke, Our Little African Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
I felt little alarm about the natives, but I was afraid that some prowling beast might attack him.In the Wilds of Africa|W.H.G. Kingston
The garrison made a determined resistance at every point of attack.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
And then his gloomy, cruel disposition would reassume its influence, and he thought of revenging the attack upon his life.The Pirate|Frederick Marryat