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Detailed Translations for assail from English to French


assail verb

  1. assail (assault)
    agresser une femme; attaquer; agresser
    • attaquer verb (attaque, attaques, attaquons, attaquez, )
    • agresser verb (agresse, agresses, agressons, agressez, )

Translation Matrix for assail:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
agresser assail; assault assault; attack; besiege; dishonor; dishonour; lay violent hands upon; raid; rape; ravish; storm; violate
agresser une femme assail; assault
attaquer assail; assault assault; attack; besiege; challenge; contest; dishonor; dishonour; dispute; lay violent hands upon; question; raid; rape; ravish; storm; strike; take on; violate
- assault; attack; lash out; round; set on; snipe

Related Words for "assail":

  • assailing, assailable

Synonyms for "assail":

Antonyms for "assail":

Related Definitions for "assail":

  1. attack in speech or writing1
  2. launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with1
    • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week1
  3. attack someone physically or emotionally1
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly1

Wiktionary Translations for assail:

  1. to attack violently