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Definition of the noun aggress
What does aggress mean as a name of something?
- See Aggression.
Definition of the verb aggress
What does aggress mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: aggressed | aggressing | aggresses
- take the initiative and go on the offensive
- lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
- synonym of aggress: attack
- more generic words: act / move = perform an action, or work out or perform
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Alternative definition of the verb aggress
- [transitive] To set upon; to attack.
- [intransitive, construed with 'on'] To commit the first act of hostility or offense against; to begin a quarrel or controversy with; to make an attack against.
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One-Volume Set by Matthew S. Eastin
Men aggress more than do women when aggression is required rather than freely chosen, as is often the case in laboratory experiments. Studies on observational learning have shown that both girls and boys imitate aggression by a same-sex ...
by John Oswald
aggress', to go to, (to assault or began .the quarrel) ; gmal'uate, to go step by step, or mark with degrees, (to dignify with, or take an academical degree) ...
and of English synonymes and paronymes by John Oswald
aggress', to go to, (to assault or begin the quarrel) ; grad'uate, to go step by step, or mark with degrees, (to dignify with, or take an academical degree) ...
signal the intention to aggress if redressive action is not taken. To this end, anger is received as a threat by the target. According to ...
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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1E1S1S1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of AGGRESS
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