1. I
  1. 1〔襲撃する〕attack
    • 夜陰に乗じて襲う
    • attack a person under cover of darkness
    • 彼らは銀行を襲った
    • They 「broke into [robbed] a bank.
  1. 2〔災害が威力をふるう〕
    • 台風はどこを襲うか予測がつかない
    • It is impossible to predict where the typhoon will hit.
    • 不幸が彼を襲った
    • A misfortune befell him.
    • 伝染病が町を襲った
    • An epidemic attacked [swept] the town.
  1. 3〔心身をさいなむ〕
    • 恐怖が突然彼を襲った
    • He was suddenly 「assailed by [seized with] fear.
    • 激痛に襲われる
    • be seized [attacked] with severe [sharp] pain
  1. II〔受け継ぐ〕succeed ((to))
    • 彼は父の爵位を襲った
    • He succeeded to his father's title.
    • 社長として山田氏の後を彼が襲うだろう
    • He will succeed Mr. Yamada as president.