Definitions For Assault

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
9

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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