English dictionary definition of:



  • a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
  • an offensive move in a sport or game
  • the act of attacking
  • ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation
  • (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
  • strong criticism
  • intense adverse criticism
  • the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)
  • a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition


  • begin to injure
  • set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task
  • attack in speech or writing
  • take the initiative and go on the offensive
  • launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
  • attack someone physically or emotionally


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Scrabble score for attack

Scrabble score = 12

generated at 13:32:18 on 19-01-20

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