Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

attack

see definition of attack
  • nounphysical assault
  • nounverbal assault
  • nounsudden dysfunction or disorder
  • verbassault physically
  • verbassault verbally
  • verbset to work
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for attack

noun physical assault
  • aggression
  • barrage
  • charge
  • incursion
  • intervention
  • intrusion
  • invasion
  • offensive
  • onslaught
  • outbreak
  • raid
  • rape
  • skirmish
  • strike
  • violation
  • advance
  • assailing
  • blitz
  • blitzkrieg
  • defilement
  • drive
  • encounter
  • encroachment
  • foray
  • initiative
  • inroad
  • irruption
  • mugging
  • offense
  • onrush
  • onset
  • push
  • rush
  • storming
  • thrust
  • volley
  • assailment
  • dirty deed

Antonyms for attack

  • retreat
  • pull
  • aid
  • defense
  • flight
  • health
  • protection
  • reprisal
  • resistance
  • shelter
  • shield
  • submission
  • support
  • surrender
  • sustenance
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to attack

accuse

verb. place blame for wrongdoing, fault

accusing

verb. place blame for wrongdoing, fault

affray

noun. fight

ambuscade

verb. ambush

ate

verb. consume food

attempt

noun. try, effort
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
  • PREVIOUS
  • NEXT