English dictionary definition of:

assault


Noun

  • a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
  • the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
  • close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946

Verb

  • attack in speech or writing
  • attack someone physically or emotionally
  • force (someone) to have sex against their will

Thesaurus

assail attack dishonor American English spelling dishonour British English spelling outrage rape ravish ravishment round snipe violate violation

Scrabble score for assault


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 15:15:30 on 18-01-20

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