Synonyms of set on in English:

set on


See definition of set on

phrase

1‘he and his friends were set on by a gang’

SYNONYMS

attack, assail, assault, hit, strike, beat, give someone a beating, thrash, pound, pummel, wallop, hammer, tear into, set about, set upon, fall on, turn on, let fly at

informal lay into, lace into, beat the living daylights out of, sail into, pitch into, let someone have it, get stuck into, paste, do over, work over, rough up, knock about, knock around

British informal duff up, have a go at

North American informal beat up on, light into