Definition of Ambush

  • (v. t.) A disposition or arrangement of troops for attacking an enemy unexpectedly from a concealed station. Hence: Unseen peril; a device to entrap; a snare.
  • (v. t.) A concealed station, where troops or enemies lie in wait to attack by surprise.
  • (v. t.) The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; liers in wait.
  • (v. t.) To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
  • (v. t.) To attack by ambush; to waylay.
  • (v. i.) To lie in wait, for the purpose of attacking by surprise; to lurk.

Antonyms of Ambush

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Homophones of Ambush

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