English-Swedish translation of attack

Translation of the word attack from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

attack in Swedish

generalnoun attack [u]
  buildingnoun attack [u]
  medicinenoun anfall [n]
  behaviornoun anfall [n], attack [u]
  assaultnoun angrepp [n], attack [u]
  fightverb rusa på, gå lös på, anfalla, angripa
  crimeverb angripa, anfalla, överfalla, attackera
  go forverb gå lös på, angripa
Synonyms for attack
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Derived terms of attack
Examples with translation
Acting on advice from his astronomers, Alexander the Great decided not to attack Egypt and went to India instead.
Wolves don't usually attack people.
I very nearly had a heart attack and died.
They'll attack.
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Definitions of attack
1. attack - (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
  onslaught, onset, onrush
  military operation, operation the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.); "her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride"
  armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
  ground attack an attack by ground troops
  assault a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
  charge an impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
  banzai attack, banzai charge a mass attack of troops without concern for casualties; originated by Japanese who accompanied it with yells of `banzai'
  diversionary attack, diversion a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); "a diversion from the main highway"; "a digression into irrelevant details"; "a deflection from his goal"
  incursion, penetration the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers); "the incursion of television into the American living room"
  blitzkrieg, blitz a swift and violent military offensive with intensive aerial bombardment
  strike (baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders; "this pitcher throws more strikes than balls"
  countermove, counterattack (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
  bombing, bombardment an attack by dropping bombs
  firing, fire the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
  strafe an attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane; "the next morning they carried out a strafe of enemy airfields"
  coup de main, surprise attack an attack without warning
2. attack - a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; "an attack of diarrhea"
  affliction a cause of great suffering and distress
  anxiety attack a sudden acute episode of intense anxiety and feelings of panic
  flare (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
  ictus, raptus, seizure the taking possession of something by legal process
  touch, spot the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
  apoplexy, cerebrovascular accident, cva, stroke a light touch with the hands
  paroxysm, convulsion, fit a sudden uncontrollable attack; "a paroxysm of giggling"; "a fit of coughing"; "convulsions of laughter"
  hysterics an attack of hysteria
  occlusion (dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed
  heart attack a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function
3. attack - the act of attacking; "attacks on women increased last year"; "they made an attempt on his life"
  criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, crime, offence, offense (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes"
  assault a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
4. attack - an offensive move in a sport or game; "they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning"
  turn, play taking a short walk out and back; "we took a turn in the park"
  counterplay, counterattack (chess) an attack that is intended to counter the opponent's advantage in another part of the board
5. attack - strong criticism; "he published an unexpected attack on my work"
  unfavorable judgment, criticism a serious examination and judgment of something; "constructive criticism is always appreciated"
  calumny, defamation, slander, aspersion, denigration a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
6. attack - the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent); "the film was sensitive to attack by acids"; "open to attack by the elements"
  devolution, degeneration the delegation of authority (especially from a central to a regional government)
7. attack - a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
  commencement, beginning, start an academic exercise in which diplomas are conferred
1. attack - launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
  defend argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"
  aggress, attack begin to injure; "The cancer cells are attacking his liver"; "Rust is attacking the metal"
  fight, struggle, contend fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
  submarine attack by submarine; "The Germans submarined the Allies"
  pepper, pelt attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions"
  hit, strike pay unsolicited and usually unwanted sexual attention to; "He tries to hit on women in bars"
  counterattack, counterstrike make a counterattack
  gas attack with gas; subject to gas fumes; "The despot gassed the rebellious tribes"
  surprise, storm cause to be surprised; "The news really surprised me"
  blitz attack suddenly and without warning; "Hitler blitzed Poland"
  invade, occupy march aggressively into another's territory by military force for the purposes of conquest and occupation; "Hitler invaded Poland on September 1, 1939"
  beleaguer, hem in, besiege, circumvent, surround surround in a restrictive manner; "The building was hemmed in by flowers"
  bomb, bombard direct high energy particles or radiation against
  strafe attack with machine guns or cannon fire from a low-flying plane; "civilians were strafed in an effort to force the country's surrender"
  cannonade attack with cannons or artillery
  torpedo attack or hit with torpedoes
  raid, bust search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
2. attack - attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
  round, assail, snipe, assault
  pick apart, criticise, criticize, knock act as a critic; "Those who criticize others often are not perfect, either"
  blackguard, clapperclaw, abuse, shout claw with the nails
  claw attack as if with claws; "The politician clawed his rival"
  vitriol subject to bitter verbal abuse
  rip criticize or abuse strongly and violently; "The candidate ripped into his opponent mercilessly"
  whang attack forcefully; "whang away at the school reform plan"
  barrage, bombard direct high energy particles or radiation against
  blister, scald, whip get blistered; "Her feet blistered during the long hike"
  rubbish attack strongly
3. attack - take the initiative and go on the offensive; "The Serbs attacked the village at night"; "The visiting team started to attack"
  act, move behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
  check make cracks or chinks in; "The heat checked the paint"
  fork shape like a fork; "She forked her fingers"
  assail, attack attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"
  harass exhaust by attacking repeatedly; "harass the enemy"
  pin immobilize a piece
  tackle seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
4. attack - begin to injure; "The cancer cells are attacking his liver"; "Rust is attacking the metal"
  affect act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
5. attack - set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task; "I attacked the problem as soon as I got out of bed"
  start out, commence, set about, set out, get down, begin, start, get begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
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