verb

definition

criticize or oppose fiercely and publicly.

example

he attacked the government's defence policy

synonyms

definition

(in sport) make a forceful attempt to score a goal or point or otherwise gain an advantage against an opposing team or player.

example

Crystal Palace attacked swiftly down the left

definition

(of a reagent or reactive species) approach and interact with (an atom, group, or bond in a molecule), thereby breaking a bond or forming a new bond.

example

the nucleophile attacks the epoxide from the opposite side of the ring to the oxygen

noun

definition

an instance of fierce public criticism or opposition.

example

he launched a stinging attack on the Prime Minister

synonyms

definition

(in sport) an aggressive attempt to score a goal or point or otherwise gain an advantage.

example

a Cardiff attack broke down inside Llanelli's 22

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