Attempt in criminal law is an offence that occurs when a person comes
dangerously close to carrying out a criminal act, and intends to commit the act,
but does ...
to try to do (something) : to try to accomplish or complete (something). Source:
Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: attempt in a sentence.
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Attempt definition, to make an effort at; try; undertake; seek: to attempt an
impossible task; to attempt to walk six miles. See more.
attempt definition, meaning, what is attempt: to try to do something, especially
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Define attempt and get synonyms. What is attempt? attempt meaning,
pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.
tr.v. at·tempt·ed, at·tempt·ing, at·tempts. 1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
attempted to read the novel in one sitting; attempted a difficult dive. 2. Archaic To
To attempt is to make an effort. You may attempt to read a book, but if you fail, no
harm. If you attempt to jump from one building to the next and fail . . . . Ouch.
Verb. attempt (third-person singular simple present attempts, present
participle attempting, simple past and past participle attempted). To try. [
1Make an effort to achieve or complete (something difficult): she attempted a
comeback in 2001 [ with infinitive ] : troops shot civilians who attempted to flee.