attempting meaning


    Definition of attempting in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFattemptSGattemptsPT, PPattemptedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of attempt.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The success of an attempt to acierate iron will depend on the amount of nitrogen contained by the iron during carburation.
        • This would be amusing were it not for the fact that, y'know, she was with me yesterday, so your attempt at humor fails on all levels. Like most sperglord humor does save to other sperglords.
        • Like the appeals to sympathy and generosity, the appeal to civic-mindedness attempts to capitalize on benevolent feelings.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Attempts to fuse and defluorinate rock phosphate by feeding the finely ground material into the flame of a blast lamp were not successful.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Fabrication of a multistrip magnetic/nonmagnetic structure in a thin sandwiched Ni layer [Si(5 nm)/Ni(10 nm)/Si] by a focused ion beam (FIB) irradiation has been attempted.
        • He tried sneaking it past them, but they didn't cotton to his attempts.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Present participles

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en adempting
      2. en attesting
      3. en untempting
      4. en attemptive
      5. en attempering
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of attempting for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "attempting" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Difficultness: Level 2
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      Definiteness: Level 1
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