1. to try
I want to try something new.
It's my first attempt.
1. But, it- it was just our first attempt. / 2. Dylan, it was only your first attempt. / 3. You're confessing to the robbery and the murder attempt. / 4. Surely, you're not going to attempt this. / 5. I felt I should attempt one.
Charles Moore created Forth in an attempt to increase programmer productivity without sacrificing machine efficiency.
Despite the government's protection, he was the victim of an assassination attempt which killed him.
It is more time-efficient to do several tasks sequentially than attempt to do them simultaneously.
More recently, some hutongs have been designated as protected areas in an attempt to preserve this aspect of Chinese cultural history.
The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life.
Excessive reliance on monetary policy an attempt to curb inflation could unnecessarily constrain credit and hence business.
For some reason it didn't go well, shot down at every attempt, and he led a sad "History of no girlfriend = Age" life.
Imogen of the Internet, in an attempt to save the earth, sketches exclusively in oekaki chatrooms instead of on paper.
They execute endless practice runs and then review their in‐flight decisions, attempting to hone their minds to select the best approach to any given scenario, particularly those that involve the use of deadly force.
What expression does she use to describe the act of attempting to start a conversation with someone
Barbara is attempting to run faster than ever, and I think she’s going to do it.
My brother just made an attempt on my life by offering me 1.5 kilos of licorice. He knows well that I'll die if I eat all that at once.