Translation of "attack" - English-German dictionary


verb /əˈtӕk/

to make a sudden, violent attempt to hurt or damage

He attacked me with a knife
The village was attacked from the air.

to speak or write against

The Prime Minister’s policy was attacked in the newspapers.

(in games) to attempt to score a goal.

Real Madrid were attacking the Barcelona goal.

to make a vigorous start on

in Angriff nehmen
It’s time we attacked that pile of work.

(Translation of “attack” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)