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Definitions of assault:
  • noun:   a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
  • noun:   close fighting during the culmination of a military attack
  • noun:   thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1946
  • noun:   the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
  • verb:   attack someone physically or emotionally
    Example: "The mugger assaulted the woman"
  • verb:   force (someone) to have sex against their will
  • verb:   attack in speech or writing

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