see attempt, v.
- Effort; exertion; strain; work; labor.
- Attack; fight; [fig.] will to live; struggle for life.
- Unsuccessful effort; hopeless endeavor.
attempt [attempted, attempting] v
OFr < L. ad + tento, try, test, stretch.
- Labor; strain; struggle.
- Aspire to reach; seek to procure; strive to obtain.
- Attack; assail; assault.
- Try; undertake.