Definition for Attempt (attempted, attempting)

attempt (attempted, attempting), v. [OFr < L. ad + tento, try, test, stretch.] (webplay: attempt a bold flight, endeavor, essay, gain, point, speak).

  1. Labor; strain; struggle.
  2. Aspire to reach; seek to procure; strive to obtain.
  3. Attack; assail; assault.
  4. Try; undertake.

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