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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggress  \Ag*gress"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Aggressed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Aggressing}.]  [L.  aggressus  p.  p.  of  aggredi  to  go 
  to  approach;  ad  +  gradi  to  step,  go  gradus  step:  cf  OF 
  aggresser.  See  {Grade}.] 
  To  commit  the  first  act  of  hostility  or  offense;  to  begin  a 
  quarrel  or  controversy;  to  make  an  attack;  --  with  on 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggress  \Ag*gress"\,  v.  t. 
  To  set  upon  to  attack.  [R.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggress  \Ag*gress"\,  n.  [L.  aggressus.] 
  Aggression.  [Obs.] 
 
  Their  military  aggresses  on  others  --Sir  M.  Hale. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aggress 
  v  :  take  the  initiative  and  go  on  the  offensive:  "The  Serbs 
  attacked  the  village  at  night";  "The  visting  team  started 
  to  attack"  [syn:  {attack}] 




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