Synonyms of 'lay hands on someone'
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The crowd laid hands on him.
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To assault someone means to physically attack them.
The gang assaulted him with iron bars.
lay one on (slang)
lay into (informal)
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
To attack a person or place means to try to hurt or damage them using physical violence.
He bundled her into a hallway and brutally attacked her.
Thesaurus for lay hands on someone from the Collins English Thesaurus