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  • attempt attempt  /ə ˈtɛmpt/ ?  earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

    attempt meaning(s) 

    1. (n) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
    2. (n) the act of attacking
    3. (v) make an effort or attempt
    4. (v) enter upon an activity or enterprise

    Synonym(s)

    attempt usage(s)

    1. The alleged suicide attempt by the actor, known for his happy-go-lucky characters, shocks the movie industry.
    2. The news has outraged conservatives, who see the proposal as a transparent attempt by Democrats to muzzle talk radio bigwigs like Sean Hannity and Limbaugh.
  • attempted attempted  /ə ˈtɛmp təd/ ?  tried unsuccessfully
  • attempter attempter  /ə ˈtɛm ptə/ ?  one who tries
  • attend attend  /ə ˈtɛnd/ ?  be present at (meetings, church services, university), etc.
  • attend to attend to  get down to; pay attention to; take seriously
  • attendance attendance  /ə ˈtɛn dəns/ ?  the act of being present (at a meeting or event etc.)
  • attendance check attendance check  a call of students' names in a classroom
  • attendant attendant  /ə ˈtɛn dənt/ ?  someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
  • attended attended  /ə ˈtɛn dəd/ ?  playing or singing with instrumental or vocal accompaniment
  • attendee attendee  /ə ˈtɛn ˈdi/ ?  a person who is present and participates in a meeting
  • attender attender  /ə ˈtɛn də/ ?  someone who listens attentively
  • attending attending  /ə ˈtɛn dɪŋ/ ?  the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the…
  • attention attention  /ə ˈtɛn ʃən/ ?  the faculty or power of mental concentration
  • attention deficit disorder attention deficit disorder  a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral…
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder attention deficit hyperactivity disorder  a condition (mostly in boys) characterized…
  • attention span attention span  the length of time you can concentrate on some idea or activity
  • attention-getting attention-getting  seizing the attention
  • attentional attentional  of or relating to attention
  • attentive attentive  /ə ˈtɛn tɪv/ ?  (often followed by `to') giving care or attention
  • attentively attentively  /ə ˈtɛn tɪv li/ ?  with attention; in an attentive manner
  • attentiveness attentiveness  /ə ˈtɛn tɪv nəs/ ?  paying particular notice (as to children or helpless…
  • attenuate attenuate  /ə ˈtɛn ju ˌeɪt/ ?  become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
  • attenuated attenuated  /ə ˈtɛn ju ˌeɪ tɪd/ ?  of an electrical signal; reduced in amplitude with little or…
  • attenuation attenuation  /ə ˌtɛ njʊ ˈɛɪ ʃən/ ?  weakening in force or intensity
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