Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

French translation of “attack”

See all translations

attack

verb /əˈtӕk/
to make a sudden, violent attempt to hurt or damage
attaquer
He attacked me with a knife The village was attacked from the air.
to speak or write against
attaquer
The Prime Minister’s policy was attacked in the newspapers.
(in games) to attempt to score a goal.
attaquer
Real Madrid were attacking the Barcelona goal.
to make a vigorous start on
s’attaquer à
It’s time we attacked that pile of work.
(Definition of attack from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “attack” in French

Definitions of “attack” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More