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Definition of Onset


  1. A rushing or setting upon; an attack; an assault; a storming; especially, the assault of an army.
  2. A setting about; a beginning.
  3. Anything set on, or added, as an ornament or as a useful appendage.
  4. To assault; to set upon.
  5. To set about; to begin.

Onset Translations

onset in German is Angriff {m}
onset in Italian is assalto
onset in Latin is procella
onset in Swedish is anfall