Synonyms of attempt in English:

attempt


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verb

1‘I attempted to answer the question’

SYNONYMS

try, strive, aim, venture, endeavour, seek, set out, do one's best, do all one can, do one's utmost, make an effort, make every effort, spare no effort, give one's all, take it on oneself

have a go at, undertake, embark on, try one's hand at, try out

informal give it a whirl, give it one's best shot, go all out, pull out all the stops, bend over backwards, knock oneself out, bust a gut, break one's neck, move heaven and earth, have a crack at, have a shot at, have a stab at

NZ Australian informal give it a burl, give it a fly

formal essay

archaic assay


noun

1‘an attempt to put the economy to rights’

SYNONYMS

effort, endeavour, try, bid, venture, trial, experiment

informal crack, go, shot, stab, bash, whack

formal essay

archaic assay