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assault

Assault is a 7 letter word which starts with the letter A and ends with the letter T for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(n.) A violent onset or attack with physical means as blows weapons etc.; an onslaught; the rush or charge of an attacking force; onset; as to make assault upon a man a house or a town.
(n.) A violent onset or attack with moral weapons as words arguments appeals and the like; as to make an assault on the prerogatives of a prince or on the constitution of a government.
(n.) An apparently violent attempt or willful offer with force or violence to do hurt to another; an attempt or offer to beat another accompanied by a degree of violence but without touching his person as by lifting the fist or a cane in a threatening manner or by striking at him and missing him. If the blow aimed takes effect it is a battery.
(n.) To make an assault upon as by a sudden rush of armed men; to attack with unlawful or insulting physical violence or menaces.
(n.) To attack with moral means or with a view of producing moral effects; to attack by words arguments or unfriendly measures; to assail; as to assault a reputation or an administration.

Syllable Information

The word assault is a 7 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for assault is: as-sault



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