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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. attempt: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  2. attempt: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  3. attempt: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  4. attempt: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  5. attempt: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  6. attempt: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Attempt: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  8. attempt: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  9. attempt: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  10. attempt: Rhymezone [home, info]
  11. attempt: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  12. Attempt: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Attempt, Attempt (crime): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  14. attempt: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  15. attempt: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. attempt (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  17. attempt: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  18. attempt: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  19. attempt: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  20. attempt: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  21. attempt: Wiktionary [home, info]
  22. attempt: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  23. attempt, Attempt: Wordnik [home, info]
  24. attempt, attempt: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  25. attempt: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  26. attempt: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  27. attempt: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  28. attempt: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  29. attempt: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. attempt: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]
  2. attempt: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. ATTEMPT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. attempt: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. attempt: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  6. attempt: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  7. attempt: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. attempt: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. attempt: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ATTEMPT: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. attempt: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Attempt: Squash Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (attempt)

noun:  earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
noun:  the act of attacking ("They made an attempt on his life")
verb:  make an effort or attempt ("The police attempted to stop the thief")
verb:  enter upon an activity or enterprise

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Words similar to attempt:   essay, seek, try, assay, attack, attemptable, attempted, attempting, effort, endeavor, endeavour, undertake, set about, stab, more...

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