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Other Aggress Definition

[v] take the initiative and go on the offensive; "The Serbs attacked the village at night"; "The visiting team started to attack"

Synonyms

attack

See Also...

act, check, fork, move, pin, tackle

Misc. Definitions

\Ag*gress"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Aggressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Aggressing}.] [L. aggressus, p. p. of aggredi to go to, approach; ad + gradi to step, go, gradus step: cf. OF. aggresser. See {Grade}.] To commit the first act of hostility or offense; to begin a quarrel or controversy; to make an attack; -- with on.
\Ag*gress"\, v. t. To set upon; to attack. [R.]
\Ag*gress"\, n. [L. aggressus.] Aggression. [Obs.] Their military aggresses on others. --Sir M. Hale.

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