attack verb definition in Committing crime topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

attack

 verb: Committing crime topic
[intransitive, transitive, often passive] to use violence to try to hurt or kill somebody Most dogs will not attack unless provoked. attack somebody A woman was attacked and robbed by a gang of youths. attack somebody with something The man attacked him with a knife.

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