Synonyms of 'pounce on something or someone'
▷ See pounce
1 attackDictionary, ambush, leap at
At that moment, a guard pounced on him.
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If a group of people ambush their enemies, they attack them after hiding and waiting for them.
Rebels ambushed and killed 10 patrolmen.
Thesaurus for pounce on something or someone from the Collins English Thesaurus