An example of attack is a couple calling each other terrible names when they get into a fight.
An example of attack is to rip up all the pictures one has of their ex.
An example of attack is mold growing inside the walls of a house.
An example of attack is a man holding a gun to a woman’s head, and demanding her purse and jewelry.
Attack a problem.
A disease that attacks the central nervous system; lawn furniture attacked by corrosion.
Vicious attacks in all the newspapers.
The enemy attacked during the night.
When a person has asthma and they have an episode where they can’t breathe, it is an example of an attack.
When the anniversary of a death comes around and a person experiences the blues for a few days, it is an example of an attack.
When a person decides to tackle the mound of papers on their desk and go through everything, it is an example of an attack.
An attack is when battery acid begins to corrode and destroy the battery itself.
An example of attack is a person finally taking on the cleaning of their crammed closets.
An asthma attack.
An attack of hunger; an attack of melancholy.
Two midfielders were involved in the attack that resulted in a goal.
A team with a powerful attack.
Waited until the last lap to begin her attack.
Made an optimistic attack on the pile of paperwork.
Our attack on this project will have two phases.
A careful performance, but one lacking the rigorous attack the work demands.
A political attack ad.
An attack dog.
We´ll have dinner before we attack the biology homework.
I attacked the meal with a hearty appetite.
When a military unit discovers an enemy building, and they begin heavy firing and bombing, it is an example of an attack.
When two presidential candidates have a debate and end up slinging insults back in forth in order to undermine the other’s chances, it is an example of an attack.
The disease attacked him suddenly.
Other Word Forms
Origin of attack
- French attaquer from Old French from Old Italian estaccare of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition