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Attempt -tem(p)t attempted; attempting; attempts transitive verb 1 : to make an effort to do, accomplish, solve, or effect He attempted to swim the swollen river. 3 archaic : to try to subdue or take by force : attack attempt noun 1a : the act or an instance of trying to do or accomplish something : an act or instance of attempting something She failed the test on her first attempt. They made an attempt tried to be helpful. Take THE quiz, test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way. Marian Engel 2 : attack, assault an attempt on the life of the president. ) is very clear on the use of italics.