Definition of attempts in English Dictionary

  • NounBFattempt
    1. plural of attempt.
    2. VerbBFattemptPRattemptingPT, PPattempted
      1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of attempt.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • His physicians attempted to sweat him by most powerful sudorifics.
          • She dragged out her old Spanish textbooks in an attempt to prepare for her trip.
          • His attempt to find the real arsonist leads him to wonder if one of his newly alcoholic parents could have committed the torchings.
        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. Nouns
          • Noun forms
            • Noun plural forms
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms

          Other Vocabulary

          Look-Alike Words
          1. en attempt
          2. en attempted
          3. en attests
          4. en adempts
          5. fr atteints
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of attempts for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "attempts" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 1
          Definite    ➨     Versatile