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assault

synonym (synonym of assault)

hypernym (assault IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped (noun.act)
    the act of attacking (noun.act)
     
  • attack in speech or writing (verb.communication)
    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws (verb.communication)
     
  • close fighting during the culmination of a military attack (noun.act)
    a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war (noun.act)
     
  • force (someone) to have sex against their will (verb.social)
    attack someone physically or emotionally (verb.competition)
     
  • the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will (noun.act)
    a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF assault relation)

  • a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped (noun.act)
    a reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    assault with intent to rob (noun.act)
     
  • attack in speech or writing (verb.communication)
    use foul or abusive language towards (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    attack as if with claws (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    subject to bitter verbal abuse (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    criticize or abuse strongly and violently (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    attack forcefully (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    subject to harsh criticism (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    attack strongly (verb.communication)
     
  • attack someone physically or emotionally (verb.competition)
    attack with dogs or set dogs upon (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    urge to attack someone (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack viciously and ferociously (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack suddenly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack or hit on or from the side where the attacked person's view is obstructed (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    attack brutally and fiercely (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    assail again (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    make a sudden physical attack on (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    assail or attack on all sides: (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    force (someone) to have sex against their will (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    violate the sacred character of a place or language (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    harass or assault sexually; make indecent advances to (verb.social)
     
  • close fighting during the culmination of a military attack (noun.act)
    physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to ma more.. (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a direct and violent assault on a stronghold (noun.act)
     
  • force (someone) to have sex against their will (verb.social)
    rape (someone) successively with several attackers (verb.social)
     
  • the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will (noun.act)
    rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly) (noun.act)
     

instance hypernym (assault IS A KIND OF .... relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946 (noun.animal)
    a racehorse belonging to a breed that originated from a cross between Arabian stallions and English mares (noun.animal)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • close fighting during the culmination of a military attack (noun.act)
    (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from assault)

  • a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped (noun.act)
    attack someone physically or emotionally (verb.competition)
     
  • attack in speech or writing (verb.communication)
    intense adverse criticism (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who attacks (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    disposed to attack (adj.all)
     
  • attack someone physically or emotionally (verb.competition)
    a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of attacking (noun.act)
     
  • force (someone) to have sex against their will (verb.social)
    a wantonly cruel act (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who forces another to have sexual intercourse (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who assaults others sexually (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a state of shame or disgrace (noun.state)
     
  • the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will (noun.act)
    force (someone) to have sex against their will (verb.social)
     

domain category (assault is domain category of ....)

synonym hypernym hyponym instance hypernym part meronym derivation domain category rape ravishment violation assail attack set on attack attempt sex crime sex offense battle conflict aggravated assault assault and battery mugging date rape carnal abuse statutory rape thoroughbred attack onrush onset onslaught assail dishonor dishonour attack blast aggressor armed forces armed services military military machine war machine

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