HyperDic: ambush

English > 3 senses of the word ambush:
NOUNactambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trapthe act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
VERBcompetitionambush, scupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in waitwait in hiding to attack
competitionambush, still-hunthunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
ambush > pronunciation
Soundsae'mbuh.sh
Rhymesbush / Bush ... tush: 6 rhymes with uhsh...
English > ambush: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
Synonymsambuscade, lying in wait, trap
Narrowerdry-gulchingThe act of killing from ambush
Broadersurprise attack, coup de mainAn attack without warning
Spanishcelada, emboscada, zalagarda
Catalancelada, emboscada, embosca
Verbsambushwait in hiding to attack
ambushhunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
English > ambush: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningwait in hiding to attack.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsscupper, bushwhack, waylay, lurk, ambuscade, lie in wait
BroaderwaitStay in one place and anticipate or expect something
Spanishemboscar, esconderse
Catalanamagar-se, estar amagat
Nounsambushthe act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
ambusheran attacker who waits in a concealed position to launch a surprise attack
English > ambush: 3 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaninghunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymstill-hunt
Broaderhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Spanishcazar al acecho, emboscar
Nounsambushthe act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
ambusheran attacker who waits in a concealed position to launch a surprise attack

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