Textual thesaurus for "attempt"

(noun) attack

the act of attacking

attacks on women increased last year; they made an attempt on his life

(noun) endeavor, endeavour, effort, try

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

(verb) undertake, set about

enter upon an activity or enterprise

(verb) essay, seek, assay, try

make an effort or attempt

He tried to shake off his fears; The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps; The police attempted to stop the thief; He sought to improve himself; She always seeks to do good in the world