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Definition 1: take the initiative and go on the offensive - [verb of competition]

Samples where aggress or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Serbs attacked the village at night
  • The visiting team started to attack

Synonyms for aggress in the sense of this definition

(aggress is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

(... is a kind of aggress ) place into check

"He checked my kings"

(... is a kind of aggress ) place under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces

(... is a kind of aggress ) exhaust by attacking repeatedly

"harass the enemy"

(... is a kind of aggress ) (chess) immobilize a piece

(... is a kind of aggress ) seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball

(aggress has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

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