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Synonyms for onset

Synonyms for (noun) onset

Synonyms: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) Usage: the attack began at dawn

Similar words: military operation, operation Definition: activity by a military or naval force (as a maneuver or campaign) Usage: it was a joint operation of the navy and air force

Synonyms: onset, oncoming Definition: the beginning or early stages Usage: the onset of pneumonia

Similar words: start Definition: the beginning of anything Usage: it was off to a good start