English definition of “attack”
VIOLENCE [I, T] › to use violence to hurt or damage someone or something: He was attacked and seriously injured by a gang of youths.
CRITICIZE [T] › to strongly criticize someone or something: She attacked the government's new education policy.
DISEASE [T] › If a disease, chemical, etc attacks someone or something, it damages them: 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.