attempt

All Noun Verb
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  • Info Attempt in criminal law is an offense that occurs when a person comes dangerously close to carrying out a criminal act, and intends to commit the act, but does not in fact commit it. more...
  • Then one or both would advance and attempt to defeat the enemy force.
  • Although this attempt failed, it was a sign of problems to come.
  • An attempt to score in this way is called a shot.
  • Many had already been killed while others were finished off while attempting to escape.
  • At a smaller meet, the number of attempts might also be limited to four or three.
  • One in every four people who have attempted the summit have died trying.
  • Attempts have been made to group these families in higher orders.
  • New-country projects are attempts to found completely new nation-states.
  • Twelve more were killed, many of them as they attempted to aid the fallen.
  • He was familiar with the history of the area from the land speed record attempts.
  • Once they enter, they have three attempts to clear the height.
  • At government attempts to close such places they simply transferred to another venue.
  • It is not known whether he attempted to build it.
  • However even these attempts have not been a huge success.
  • It was however a very short-lived attempt.
  • An attempt to break through the English lines was defeated.
  • The side that first attempted to place the jack is given the opportunity to bowl first.
  • When a position was lost, an immediate attempt was usually made to re-take it with fresh forces.
  • The League attempted to deal with some of these issues.
  • One important branch attempts to better understand the Standard Model and its tests.
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Meaning of attempt

  • noun Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    made an effort to cover all the reading material, wished him luck in his endeavor, she gave it a good try