attack vs defense: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: attack or defense

How to spell attack?

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attacknoun

ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation

attackverb

attack in speech or writing

attacknoun

(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)

attackverb

take the initiative and go on the offensive

attacknoun

a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase

attacknoun

intense adverse criticism

attackverb

launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

attackverb

attack someone physically or emotionally

attacknoun

the act of attacking

attacknoun

an offensive move in a sport or game

attacknoun

a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition

attackverb

begin to injure

attackverb

set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task

attacknoun

strong criticism

attacknoun

the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)

defensenoun

the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions

defensenoun

(sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring

defensenoun

the defendant and his legal advisors collectively

defensenoun

a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him

defensenoun

a structure used to defend against attack

defensenoun

the justification for some act or belief

defensenoun

the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury

defensenoun

the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947

defensenoun

an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack

defensenoun

(military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies

defensenoun

(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

defensenoun

protection from harm

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