(redirected from Assassination attempt)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for assassination

Synonyms for assassination

an attack intended to ruin someone's reputation

murder of a public figure by surprise attack

References in periodicals archive ?
Perhaps the most remarkable of all historical cases was Adolf Hitler's survival of an assassination attempt in 1939.
I saw a video of the assassination attempt on a mobile phone belonging to one of his guards," he said.
I am not intimidated by assassination attempts because I believe that one's life ends according to God's will," Al Sissi, known as a devout Muslim, said at the time.
All the necessary measures to ascertain the organizers and executors of this assassination attempt have been taken, and the public will be kept up to date with the results from the investigation.
The group has questioned the truth of his assassination attempt.
The assassination attempt took place on Al-Adel Street in the capital, Sana'a.
According to the media reports, JUI-F workers gathered outside the press club and chanted loud slogans against the assassination attempt on their party leader.
GE[micro]kcek himself came out and revealed the "plan" and said, "There could be an assassination attempt against me.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Egyptian Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim survived an assassination attempt when a car bomb Thursday ripped through his convoy in a Cairo street, security officials said.
Egypt's interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim has survived an assassination attempt in Cairo's eastern Nasr City district, a stronghold of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Summary: Cairo: Egypt's interior minister survived an assassination attempt on Thursday when a bomb blew up .
Benghazi'The military commander of Brigade 217, colonel Hamed Al-Hassi, survived an assassination attempt in Benghazi on Thursday evening in which killed one of his bodyguards and seriously wounding another, the Libyan news agency reported on Thursday (LANA).
Summary: A critic of Hezbollah claimed Wednesday he survived an assassination attempt.
SYRIA'S prime minister has escaped an assassination attempt after a bomb exploded near his convoy in Damascus in the latest attack to target a top official in president Bashar Assad's regime.
NNA - Government Commissioner to the Military Court Judge Saqr Saqr requested hard labor for life against Mahmoud Hayek accused of participating in the assassination attempt against MP Boutros Harb.