Translation of "attack" - English-Russian dictionary

attack

verb uk us /əˈtæk/
VIOLENCE [ I, T ]

B1 to use violence to hurt or damage someone or something

нападать
He was attacked and seriously injured by a gang of youths.
CRITICIZE [ T ]

to strongly criticize someone or something

критиковать
She attacked the government's new education policy.
DISEASE [ T ]

If a disease, chemical, etc attacks someone or something, it damages them.

поражать
The virus attacks the central nervous system.
SPORT [ I, T ]

If players in a team attack, they move forward to try to score points, goals, etc.

атаковать

(Translation of “attack verb” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)