Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk substantiv: attempt

1. attempt (om handling) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMade an effort to cover all the reading material.
Wished him luck in his endeavor.
She gave it a good try.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)effort, endeavor, endeavour, try


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkactivity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbatting, battle, best, bid, contribution, crack, essay, fling, foray, go, liberation, mug's game, nisus, offer, pains, part, pass, play, power play, run, seeking, share, shot, shot, squeeze, squeeze play, stab, strain, striving, struggle, takeover attempt, test, test, trial, trial, whirl, worst

2. attempt (om handling) the act of attacking


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAttacks on women increased last year.
They made an attempt on his life.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)attack


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense


Mere spesifikke uttrykkassault


Engelsk verb: attempt

1. attempt (om adferd) make an effort or attempt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey attempt to move


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)assay, essay, seek, try


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkact, move


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

2. attempt (om tilblivelse) enter upon an activity or enterprise


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)set about, undertake


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkinitiate, pioneer









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