HyperDic: aggressive

English > 3 senses of the word aggressive:
ADJECTIVEallaggressivehaving or showing determination and energetic / energetic pursuit of your ends
allaggressive, fast-growing, strong-growingtending to spread quickly
allaggressive, belligerentcharacteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
aggressive > pronunciation
Soundsahgreh'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > aggressive: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or showing determination and energetic / energetic pursuit of your ends.
Examples
  • "an aggressive businessman"
  • "an aggressive basketball player"
  • "he was aggressive and imperious
  • "aggressive drivers"
Narrowerbattleful, bellicose, combativeHaving or showing a ready disposition to fight
competitive, militantshowing a fighting disposition
hard-hitting, high-pressureaggressively and persistently persuasive
hostileunsolicited and resisted by the management of the target company (used of attempts to buy or take control of a business)
in-your-faceblatantly aggressive
obstreperousboisterously and noisily aggressive
predatory, rapacious, raptorial, ravening, vulturine, vulturousLiving by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
pugnacious, roughReady and able to resort to force or violence
scrappyFull of fighting spirit
truculentdefiantly aggressive
See alsoassertive, self-asserting, self-assertiveaggressively self-assured
hostileCharacterized by enmity / enmity or ill ... / ill will
offensiveFor the purpose of attack / attack rather than defense
Oppositeunaggressive, nonaggressivenot aggressive
Spanishagresivo
Catalanagressiu
Nounsaggressivenessthe quality of being bold and enterprising
Adverbsaggressivelyin an aggressive manner
English > aggressive: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtending to spread quickly.
Example"an aggressive tumor"
Synonymsfast-growing, strong-growing
Broaderinvasivemarked by a tendency to spread especially into healthy tissue
Spanishagresivo
Catalanagressiu
English > aggressive: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcharacteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight.
Example"aggressive acts against another country"
Synonymbelligerent
BroaderhostileCharacterized by enmity / enmity or ill ... / ill will
Spanishagresivo, belicoso, beligerante
Nounsaggressiveness, pugnacitya natural disposition to be hostile
Verbsaggresstake the initiative and go on the offensive

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