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KK Pronunciation

〔 ә`sɒlt 〕


〔 әˋsɒ:lt 〕

Overview of noun assault

The noun assault has 4 senses

  • assault -- (close fighting during the culmination of a military attack)

  • assault -- (a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped)

  • Assault -- (thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946)

  • rape, violation, assault, ravishment -- (the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will)

Overview of verb assault

The verb assault has 3 senses

  • assail, assault, set on, attack -- (attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly")

  • rape, ravish, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage -- (force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night")

  • attack, round, assail, lash out, snipe, assault -- (attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker")