Synonyms of assault in English:
1 he pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer
hit, strike, physically attack, aim blows at, slap, smack, beat, thrash, spank, thump, thwack, punch, cuff, swat, knock, rap;
informal clout, wallop, belt, whack, bash, clobber, bop, biff, sock, deck, slug, plug, knock about/around, knock into the middle of next week, lay into, do over, rough up
Australian/New Zealand informal quilt
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