What does aggressive mean?

Definitions for aggressive
əˈgrɛs ɪvag·gres·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggressive(adj)

    having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

    "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"

  2. aggressive, fast-growing(a), strong-growing(adj)

    tending to spread quickly

    "an aggressive tumor"

  3. aggressive, belligerent(adj)

    characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight

    "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone"

Wiktionary

  1. aggressive(Adjective)

    Tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking.

    an aggressive policy, war, person, nation

    Etymology: From . Compare with French agressif.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggressive(adj)

    tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking; as, an aggressive policy, war, person, nation

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4757

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3732

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Adjectives Frequency: #621

How to pronounce aggressive?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say aggressive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of aggressive in a Sentence

  1. Michael McCaul:

    The President-elect wants stronger relationships with Russia and to change the dynamics we have with Russia, there are radical Islamist forces that will perhaps be more aggressive in attacks against Russia and I think it is an opportunity for us to work with them, but Russia is not our friend – [ President Vladimir ] Putin is not our friend.

  2. Rohini Bhole:

    Jerry Lee is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab, from what I have seen thus far, he is heading in the right direction.

  3. Rafael Nadal:

    Evidently, when you recover five points (in a row) as well as playing well you have to have some luck, you can’t do it without luck. Carlos was playing bravely and serving well, in the end I managed to be more dynamic and aggressive and place my shots well.

  4. White House:

    Recent events underscore the need to accelerate the Administration’s cyber strategy and confront aggressive, persistent malicious actors that continue to target our nation’s cyber infrastructure.

  5. Stefan Worrall:

    The ECB decision is seen as very positive now that markets have digested what it all means, but conviction perhaps isn't as strong as it should be as investors exercise a bit of caution, i don't think investors are expecting anything drastic from the BOJ, especially given the fact that they are meeting before the FOMC and will be reticent about making a big aggressive gamble ahead of a Fed meeting.

Images & Illustrations of aggressive

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