Definitions For Assault


  • A threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
  • The crime of forcing a person to submit to sexual intercourse against his or her will
  • Close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • Thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946
  • The crime of trying or threatening to hurt someone physically
  • A violent physical attack
  • A military attack


  • Attack in speech or writing
  • Attack someone physically or emotionally
  • Force (someone) to have sex against their will
  • To violently attack (someone or something)

Is Assault a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Assault is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Assault in a Sentence

  • She was injured in a brutal assault.
  • The body of the murdered woman also showed signs of assault
  • He was arrested for assaulting a police officer.
  • She verbally assaulted one of her coworkers.
  • Enemy forces assaulted the city.

Synonyms for Assault

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