English → English - attempt

n. try, assay; effort to do or accomplish something; assault, attack (as "an attempt on someone life")
v. try, assay

English → Spanish - attempt

s. intento, ensayo, intentona, tentativa; esfuerzo por hacer o lograr algo; asalto, ataque
v. intentar, atentar, ensayar, procurar

English → French - attempt

n. tentative, essai; effort entrepris pour accomplir qqch; assaut attaque
v. tenter, essayer

English → German - attempt

n. Versuch; Versuch etwas zu erreichen; Angriff
v. versuchen

English → Indonesian - attempt

n. usaha, percobaan, anju
v. mencoba, mengusahakan

English → Italian - attempt

s. tentativo, prova, sforzo; attentato, aggressione
v. cercare, tentare, provare, sforzarsi; (lett) attentare a

English → Polish - attempt

n. próba, usiłowanie, napad, zamach
v. kusić się, próbować, usiłować, chcieć coś zrobić, pokusić się, postarać się

English → Portuguese - attempt

s. tentativa; esforço; ataque
v. tentar; empreender

English → Romanian - attempt

n. încercare, încercare tentativă, probă, atentat
v. încerca, face o tentativă la, atenta la

English → Russian - attempt

с. попытка, проба, покушение, опыт
г. пытаться, пробовать, испробовать, попробовать, делать попытку, покушаться

English → Turkish - attempt

f. kalkışmak, yeltenmek, girişimde bulunmak, teşebbüs etmek, denemek
i. kalkışma, yeltenme, girişim, teşebbüs

English → Ukrainian - attempt

n. спроба, намагання, замах
v. пробувати, намагатися, замах: робити замах, спокушати

English → Dutch - attempt

zn. poging, aanslag; het maken van een poging of iets volbrengen (zoals "een aanslag op iemands leven")
ww. pogen, trachten, proberen

English → Greek - attempt

ουσ. απόπειρα
ρήμ. επιχειρώ, προσπαθώ, δοκιμάζω

English → Arabic - attempt

‏محاولة، تجربة، مسعى، محاولة الإعتداء‏
‏حاول، حاول الإعتداء‏

English → Chinese - attempt

(名) 尝试, 企图; 攻击
(动) 尝试; 企图

English → Chinese - attempt

(名) 嘗試, 企圖; 攻擊
(動) 嘗試; 企圖

English → Hindi - attempt

n. प्रयत्न, चेष्टा
v. प्रयत्न करना, आज़माना

English → Japanese - attempt

(動) 試みる
(名) 試み, 企て; 努力; 襲撃(殺害を目的とした)

English → Korean - attempt

명. 기도, 시도
동. 시도하다, 기도하다

English → Vietnamese - attempt

n. sự thử, sự ráng sức, xâm phạm
v. thử, ráng làm

Definition of attempt

1. To try.
I attempted to sing, but my throat was too hoarse.
To attempt an escape from prison
A group of 80 budding mountaineers attempted Kilimanjaro, but 30 of them didn't make it to the top.
2. To try to move, by entreaty, by afflictions, or by temptations; to tempt.
3. To try to win, subdue, or overcome.
One who attempts the virtue of a woman
4. To attack; to make an effort or attack upon; to try to take by force.
To attempt the enemy's camp
5. The action of trying at something.
We made an attempt to cross the stream, but didn't manage.
This poem is much better than the feeble attempt of mine.
It was worth the attempt.
6. An assault or attack, especially an assassination attempt.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: attempting
Present: attempt (3.person: attempts)
Past: attempted
Future: will attempt
Present conditional: would attempt
Present Perfect: have attempted (3.person: has attempted)
Past Perfect: had attempted
Future Perfect: will have attempted
Past conditional: would have attempted
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