Synonyms for onslaught

Synonyms for (noun) onslaught

Synonyms: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack

Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

Usage: the attack began at dawn

Similar words: 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: onslaught, outpouring, bombardment, barrage

Definition: the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

Usage: a barrage of questions; a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake

Similar words: language, linguistic communication

Definition: a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols

Usage: he taught foreign languages; the language introduced is standard throughout the text; the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written


Synonyms: onslaught

Definition: a sudden and severe onset of trouble

Similar words: trouble

Definition: an event causing distress or pain

Usage: what is the trouble?; heart trouble