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attack 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/əˈtak/,
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attacked, past participle; attacks, 3rd person singular present; attacking, present participle; attacked, past tense;
  1. Take aggressive action against (a place or enemy forces) with weapons or armed force, typically in a battle or war
    • - in December, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
    • - Italian forces attacked in October
  2. (of a person or animal) Act against (someone or something) aggressively in an attempt to injure or kill
    • - a doctor was attacked by two youths
  3. (of a disease, chemical substance, or insect) Act harmfully on
    • - HIV is thought to attack certain cells in the brain
  4. Criticize or oppose fiercely and publicly
    • - he attacked the government's defense policy
  5. Begin to deal with (a problem or task) in a determined and vigorous way
    • - a plan of action to attack unemployment
  6. Make an aggressive or forceful attempt to score a goal or point, or gain or exploit an advantage in a game against an opposing team or player
    • - the home team showed some good attacking play
  7. Move into or be in a position to capture (an opponent's piece)

Noun
  1. An aggressive and violent action against a person or place
    • - he was killed in an attack on a checkpoint
    • - three classrooms were gutted in the arson attack
  2. Destructive action by a disease, chemical, or insect
    • - the tissue is open to attack by fungus
  3. A sudden short bout of an illness or stress
    • - an attack of nausea
    • - an asthma attack
  4. An instance of fierce public criticism or opposition
    • - he launched a stinging attack on the White House
  5. A determined attempt to tackle a problem or task
    • - an attack on inflation
  6. The manner of beginning to play or sing a passage

  7. Forceful and decisive style in performing music or another art
    • - the sheer attack of Hendrix's playing
  8. An aggressive attempt to score a goal, win points, or gain or exploit an advantage in a game

  9. A threat to capture an opponent's piece


  1. (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
  2. launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with; "Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II"; "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"
  3. an offensive move in a sport or game; "they won the game with a 10-hit attack in the 9th inning"
  4. attack in speech or writing; "The editors of the left-leaning paper attacked the new House Speaker"
  5. fire: intense adverse criticism; "Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party"; "the government has come under attack"; "don't give me any flak"
  6. take the initiative and go on the offensive; "The Serbs attacked the village at night"; "The visiting team started to attack"
  7. Attack!! is Yngwie Malmsteen's first album with singer Doogie White, released in 2002. Also featured is famed keyboardist Derek Sherinian (Alice Cooper, Dream Theater, Planet X).
  8. Attack, also known as Attack!, is a 1956 American war film. It was directed by Robert Aldrich and starred Jack Palance, Eddie Albert, Lee Marvin, William Smithers, Robert Strauss, Richard Jaeckel, Buddy Ebsen and Peter van Eyck. The cinematographer was Joseph Biroc.
  9. "Attack" is a song by 30 Seconds to Mars. The song is released as the band's first single from their second album, A Beautiful Lie.
  10. Attack is an album by the Japanese group of entertainers known as AAA. It was released on avex trax on January 1, 2006, in three different editions: CD, CD accompanied by a DVD, and a CD which featured only a selection of the songs from the album. ...
  11. This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order. Some of these have their own pages, like fork and pin. ...
  12. In fencing, an attack is the first offensive movement of a phrase.
  13. An attempt to cause damage or injury to, or to somehow detract from the worth or credibility of, a person, position, idea, object, or thing, by physical, verbal, emotional, or other assault; A time in which one attacks. ...
  14. (Attacking) Also called "Offense", when a team possesses the ball. There are two basic kinds of attacks; direct (passing the ball directly and rapidly toward the goal), and indirect (passing the ball sideways and backwards in search of weaknesses in the defense).
  15. (Attacks) Similar to 'Contacts'/'Beacons' view, this tab lists attacks on your ships only or your attacks on other ships. You have a bit more info then in 'Beacons' of other captains: you see name of the captain that attacked you, as well as his ship's unique Ion Trail (number). ...
  16. (Attacks) occur when any chess piece moves to a square and, when there, it is able to capture an enemy piece, on its next turn, should the opponent not move it to safety.
  17. Trying to get away from the group in a race by accelerating hard. Good luck.
  18. An attempt to bypass security controls on a computer. The attack may alter, release, or deny data. Whether an attack will succeed depends on the vulnerability of the computer system and the effectiveness of existing countermeasures.
  19. Refers to the variety of available bowlers at the disposal of the fielding captain.
  20. A sudden attempt to get away from another rider.
  21. An attempt to subvert or bypass a system's security. Attacks may be passive or active. Active attacks attempt to alter or destroy data. Passive attacks try to intercept or read data without changing it.
  22. A planned and methodical attempt to break or otherwise circumvent the normal operation of a running computer software program. ...
  23. To quickly accelerate while riding in a pack, or in smaller numbers, with a view to create a gap between yourself and other riders.
  24. A sudden acceleration to move ahead of another rider or group of riders.
  25. Directed and focused attempt to evaluate the quality, especially reliability, of a test object by attempting to force specific failures to occur.