Definition: a situation in which one group encloses a place in order to gain control of it
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): attack, onslaught
Antonym(s): aid (near)
1. During the siege, troops forced townspeople to relinquish their belongings.
2. When the soldiers had the city under siege, they killed anyone who challenged them.
3. The king knew the castle was under siege when he saw enemy forces surrounding him.