What does aggressor mean?

Definitions for aggressor
əˈgrɛs ərag·gres·sor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulternoun

    someone who attacks

  2. aggressornoun

    a confident assertive person who acts as instigator

Wiktionary

  1. aggressornoun

    The person who first attacks or makes an aggression; he who begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Aggressornoun

    The person that first commences hostility; the assaulter or invader, opposed to the defendant.

    Etymology: from aggress.

    Fly in nature’s face?
    But how, if nature fly in my face first?
    Then nature’s the aggressor: Let her look to’t. John Dryden, Spanish Friar.

    It is a very unlucky circumstance, to be obliged to retaliate the injuries of such authours, whose works are so soon forgotten, that we are in danger already of appearing the first aggressors. Alexander Pope, Miscellanies. Preface to.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggressornoun

    the person who first attacks or makes an aggression; he who begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant

  2. Etymology: [L.: cf. F. agresseur.]

Freebase

  1. Aggressor

    Aggressor is the seventh studio album from German synthpop group And One, released in 2003 by Virgin. It was the band's first album to feature no songs sung in English, instead consisting completely of German-language tracks. Its style is close to that of their next album, Bodypop, but retains their previous sound at the same time. "Krieger" was released as the first and only single from the album.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of aggressor in a Sentence

  1. Richard Drouaillet:

    He was more of an aggressor, trying to get us involved, he was trying to get us on his side, when we felt like it was a lot of lies that he was telling us.

  2. President Biden:

    He explicitly threatened war unless his extreme demands were met, and there is no question that Russia is the aggressor, so, we’re clear-eyed about the challenges we’re facing.

  3. Volodymyr Zelenskyy:

    We demand the disconnection of Russia from SWIFT, the introduction of a no-fly zone over Ukraine and other effective steps to stop the aggressor.

  4. Marina Ovsyannikova:

    What’s happening in Ukraine is a crime and Russia is the aggressor. And there is only one person responsible for this, this man is Vladimir Putin, my father is Ukrainian, and my mother is Russian, they have never been enemies, and this necklace is a symbol – that Russia must immediately stop this war and our brotherly nations can still come together.

  5. President Biden:

    Putin is the aggressor. Putin chose this war. And now he and his country will bear the consequences.

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    the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
    • A. plantation
    • B. permutation
    • C. intelligence
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