noun. ['əˈtɛmpt'] earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something.
- takeover attempt
- squeeze play
- mug's game
- power play
Words that Rhyme with Attempt
How do you spell attempt? Is it attept ?
A common misspelling of attempt is attept
Example sentences of the word attempt
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Wash your hands before you attempt to remove the cat hair.
2. Verb, base form
If you are unsure of which switch controls the unit, do not attempt this process.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Some people look to homemade dog food in an attempt to prevent or reverse health problems.
Quotes containing the word attempt
1. In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
- Miguel de Cervantes
2. Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
- Francis Bacon
3. Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
verb. ['əˈtɛmpt'] make an effort or attempt.
- give it a whirl
- pick up the gauntlet
- take chances
- give it a try
- lay on the line
- take a dare
- have a go
- take a chance
- run a risk
- put on the line
- keep down
verb. ['əˈtɛmpt'] enter upon an activity or enterprise.
- set about
noun. ['əˈtɛmpt'] the act of attacking.
- criminal offense