Definition of onset

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • onset is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • onset is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • onset is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of onset


  • (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. attack
    2. onrush
    3. onslaught
  • the beginning or early stages (noun)

    Examples

    1. the onset of pneumonia

    Synonyms

    1. oncoming

See definition of onset in Merriam Webster

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