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Why synonyms can be useful

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Synonyms for (noun) attack

Synonyms: attack, tone-beginning Definition: a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase

Hypernyms: start, commencement, beginning Definition: the act of starting something Usage: he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations

Synonyms: attack Definition: an offensive move in a sport or game Usage: they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning

Hypernyms: play, turn Definition: (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession Usage: it is my turn; it is still my play

Synonyms: attack, attempt Definition: the act of attacking Usage: attacks on women increased last year; they made an attempt on his life

Hypernyms: law-breaking, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, offence, offense Definition: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act Usage: a long record of crimes

Synonyms: approach, attack, plan of attack Definition: ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation Usage: his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons; an attack on inflation; his plan of attack was misguided

Hypernyms: conceptualisation, conceptualization, formulation Definition: inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally

Synonyms: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) Usage: the attack began at dawn

Hypernyms: military operation, operation Definition: activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign) Usage: it was a joint operation of the navy and air force

Synonyms: attack Definition: strong criticism Usage: he published an unexpected attack on my work

Hypernyms: criticism, unfavorable judgment Definition: disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings Usage: the senator received severe criticism from his opponent

Synonyms: fire, flack, flak, attack, blast Definition: intense adverse criticism Usage: Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party; the government has come under attack; don't give me any flak

Hypernyms: criticism, unfavorable judgment Definition: disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings Usage: the senator received severe criticism from his opponent

Synonyms: attack Definition: the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent) Usage: the film was sensitive to attack by acids; open to attack by the elements

Hypernyms: degeneration, devolution Definition: the process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality

Synonyms: attack Definition: a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition Usage: an attack of diarrhea

Hypernyms: affliction Definition: a cause of great suffering and distress

Synonyms for (verb) attack

Synonyms: attack Definition: begin to injure Usage: The cancer cells are attacking his liver; Rust is attacking the metal

Hypernyms: affect Definition: act physically on; have an effect upon Usage: the medicine affects my heart rate

Synonyms: attack Definition: set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task Usage: I attacked the problem as soon as I got out of bed

Hypernyms: commence, start, start out, set about, set out, get, get down, begin Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action Usage: We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now

Synonyms: snipe, round, assail, assault, attack, lash out Definition: attack in speech or writing Usage: The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker

Hypernyms: criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock Definition: find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws Usage: The paper criticized the new movie; Don't knock the food--it's free

Synonyms: aggress, attack Definition: take the initiative and go on the offensive Usage: The Serbs attacked the village at night; The visiting team started to attack

Hypernyms: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

Synonyms: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Hypernyms: fight, contend, struggle Definition: be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight Usage: the tribesmen fought each other; Siblings are always fighting; Militant groups are contending for control of the country