Definitions and translations for "assail"

Definition of assail

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Verb
1. To attack violently using words or force.
Muggers assailed them as they entered an alley.
For the next six months or so those children will assail her in public with demands for an improper story! (from H.H. Munro's short story, "The Storyteller").
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English - English - assail

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v. assault, attack, set upon

English - Spanish - assail

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v. arremeter; atacar, acometer contra, agredir, asaltar, embestir, invadir, tomar por asalto

English - French - assail

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v. assaillir; envahir, agresser, attaquer; harceler

English - German - assail

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v. bestürmen, angreifen

English - Indonesian - assail

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v. menyerang, menyerbu, membantah

English - Italian - assail

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v. assalire, attaccare, assaltare, dare l'assalto a; aggredire, investire; affrontare decisamente

English - Polish - assail

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v. nalatywać, napadać, rzucać się, zaatakować, atakować, napastować, bombardować, energicznie: zabierać się energicznie, zasypać pytaniami, nalecieć, napasać, napasywać, napaść

English - Portuguese - assail

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v. assaltar, atacar, arremeter

English - Romanian - assail

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v. asalta, invada, lovi

English - Russian - assail

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г. наступать, атаковать, нападать, резко критиковать

English - Turkish - assail

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f. saldırmak, hücum etmek; dil uzatmak

English - Ukrainian - assail

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v. атакувати, наступати, засипати, критикувати: різко критикувати, накидатися, нагабати, накинутися, нападати, натирати

English - Dutch - assail

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ww. aanvallen, overvallen

English - Greek - assail

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ρήμ. προσβάλλω, επιτίθεμαι εναντίον, επιτίθεμαι

English - Arabic - assail

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‏هاجم بعنف، غير على‏

English - Chinese - assail

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(动) 质问; 攻击

English - Chinese - assail

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(動) 質問; 攻擊

English - Hindi - assail

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v. आक्रमण करना, धावा बोलना, छापा मारना, पिल पड़ना

English - Japanese - assail

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(動) 攻撃する

English - Korean - assail

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동. 습격하다, 공격하다, 엄습하다, 비난하다

English - Vietnamese - assail

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v. xông vào đánh, tấn công, công kích
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Synonyms for assail
1. revile: denounce, vituperate, belabour, criticise, criticize, impugn, malign, vilify
2. assault: attack, beset, storm, charge, set upon, raid, fall upon
Verb forms for assail
Present participle: assailing
Present: assail (3.person: assails)
Past: assailed
Future: will assail
Present conditional: would assail
Present Perfect: have assailed (3.person: has assailed)
Past Perfect: had assailed
Future Perfect: will have assailed
Past conditional: would have assailed