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attempt

Synonyms of attempt in English:

verb

  • 1 I attempted to answer the question
    try, strive, aim, venture, endeavor, seek, undertake, make an effort;
    informal go all out, bend over backwards, bust a gut, hazard
    formal essay
    archaic assay
  • noun

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  • 1 an attempt to improve the economy
    effort, endeavor, try, venture, trial
    informal crack, go, bid, shot, stab
    formal essay
    archaic assay
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