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An attempt to do something - thesaurus

Synonyms

attempt

noun

an effort to do something

effort

noun

an attempt to do something that is difficult or that involves hard work

struggle

noun

an attempt to do something that takes a lot of effort over a period of time

try

noun

an attempt to do something

go

noun

an attempt to do something

stand

noun

a determined attempt to oppose someone or something that you consider to be wrong

push

noun

a determined attempt to do something

struggle

noun

an attempt to defeat someone or something, or to stop them from having power over you

chase

noun

the act of trying to get something you want

foray

noun

an attempt at doing something new or something that you do not usually do

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an excursion into something

an attempt to do something different from what you usually do

assault

noun

formal a serious attempt to achieve something difficult

bid

noun

an attempt to do something

burl

noun

Australianinformal an attempt to do something

crack

noun

informal an attempt to do something

dabble

noun

Britishinformal an attempt to take part in an activity in a way that is not very serious

endeavor

the American spelling of endeavour

endeavour

noun

formal an effort to do something, especially something new or difficult

false start

noun

an unsuccessful attempt to start something

fight

noun

a determined attempt to prevent something from happening or getting worse

fight

noun

a determined attempt to achieve something

fumble

noun

an attempt to hold, move, or find something using your hands in a way that is not skilful or graceful

gambit

noun

something that you say or do in an attempt to gain an advantage

grab

noun

used for saying that someone tries to obtain something by acting quickly

rearguard action

noun

a strong attempt to stop something bad from happening, even though it may be too late

shot

noun

informal a chance or attempt to do or get something

sortie

noun

an attempt at an activity or business

stab

noun

informal an attempt to do something, especially when you have no experience of doing it

tilt

noun

British an attempt to achieve something

trial run

noun

an occasion when you try something for the first time to find out if it will be successful

tug-of-war

noun

a situation in which two people or groups try in a very determined way to get something that they want

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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