As nouns the difference between ambush and committee
is that ambush
is the act of concealing oneself and lying in wait to attack by surprise while committee
is a group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols.
As a verb ambush
is to station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
The act of concealing oneself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
An attack launched from a concealed position.
The troops posted in a concealed place, for attacking by surprise; those who lie in wait.
* Bible, Josh. viii. 19
- Heaven, whose high walls fear no assault or siege / Or ambush from the deep.
- The ambush arose quickly out of their place.
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To station in ambush with a view to surprise an enemy.
To attack by ambush; to waylay.
- By ambushed men behind their temple laid / We have the king of Mexico betrayed.
a group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose, typically with formal protocols
(archaic) a guardian; someone in charge of another person deemed to be unable to look after himself or herself.