What does the word attack mean?

Usage examples for attack

  1. It was just at dawn when the German attack began. – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  2. It was some time before he returned to the attack. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. But they attack men sometimes, don't they? – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn