attack

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attack is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
attack

Third-person singular
attacks

Past tense
attacked

Past participle
attacked

Present participle
attacking

(transitive & intransitive)

  1. To begin fighting with.
  2. To blame or abuse violently.
  3. To try to destroy, especially with words.

Noun[change]

Singular
attack

Plural
attacks

  1. (countable) An attack is the act of trying to hurt somebody or break something.