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Engelsk navneord: assault

1. assault (om handling) close fighting during the culmination of a military attack

Mindre specifikke termerbattle, conflict, engagement, fight

Mere specifikke termerresisting arrest, storm

Omfatter disse overordnede termerattack, onrush, onset, onslaught

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. assault (om handling) a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped

Mindre specifikke termerattack, attempt

Mere specifikke termeraggravated assault, assault and battery, battery, mugging

3. Assault (om dyr) thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerthoroughbred

4. assault (om handling) the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rape, ravishment, violation

Mindre specifikke termersex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse, sexual assault

Mere specifikke termercarnal abuse, date rape, statutory rape

Engelsk udsagnsord: assault

1. assault (om konkurrence) attack someone physically or emotionally

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe mugger assaulted the woman.
Nightmares assailed him regularly.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assail, attack, set on

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mere specifikke termerassault, bait, beset, blindside, bulldog, desecrate, dishonor, dishonour, jump, molest, outrage, outrage, profane, rape, ravish, reassail, rush, savage, set, set upon, sic, violate, violate

2. assault (om adfærd) force (someone) to have sex against their will

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe woman was raped on her way home at night.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dishonor, dishonour, outrage, rape, ravish, violate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerassail, assault, attack, set on

Mere specifikke termergang-rape

3. assault (om kommunikation) attack in speech or writing

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assail, attack, lash out, round, snipe

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercriticise, criticize, knock, pick apart

Mere specifikke termerabuse, barrage, blackguard, blister, bombard, clapperclaw, claw, rip, rubbish, scald, shout, vitriol, whang, whip

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