HyperDic: aggress

English > 1 sense of the word aggress:
VERBcompetitionaggress, attacktake the initiative and go on the offensive
aggress > pronunciation
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > aggress: 1 sense > verb 1, competition
MeaningTake the initiative and go on the offensive.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Narrowercheckplace into check
forkplace under attack with one's own pieces, of two enemy pieces
harassExhaust by attacking repeatedly
pinimmobilize a piece
tackleseize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Similar toattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishagreder, arremeter, atacar
Adjectivesaggressivecharacteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
Nounsaggressionviolent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
aggressionthe act of initiating hostilities
aggressorsomeone who attacks

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