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synonyms for attempted

  • pursue
  • seek
  • solicit
  • tackle
  • undertake
  • aim
  • attack
  • endeavor
  • essay
  • experiment
  • push
  • strive
  • venture
  • do level best
  • exert oneself
  • give a fling
  • give a whirl
  • give best shot
  • give it a go
  • give it a try
  • give old college try
  • go the limit
  • have a crack
  • have a go at
  • make a run at
  • shoot the works
  • take a stab at
  • take best shot
  • take on
  • try one's hand at
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antonyms for attempted

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  • forget
  • neglect
  • be lazy
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How to use attempted in a sentence

After multiple attempts to reach city officials and urge them not to delete the records we sought, Ivey said she was working on the request.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: WHY WE’RE SUING SOLANA BEACHKAYLA JIMENEZAUGUST 19, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
After VOSD’s story published, the city attorney’s office went back through its records and found past discussions about an attempt to repeal that section of the municipal code.
SDPD SAYS IT WILL STOP ENFORCING SEDITIOUS LANGUAGE LAWKATE NUCCIAUGUST 17, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
County Supervisor Kristin Gaspar is running against Ikhrata and SANDAG in general, and their attempts to deprioritize highway spending in favor of transit specifically.
POLITICS REPORT: WHO WILL GET THE MIDWAY ROSE?SCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 15, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Likewise, since every person’s ballot has a unique bar code, the system catches any attempt to vote twice by requesting additional ballots.
GOP CHAIR WHO CALLED MAIL VOTING ‘FRAUGHT WITH DANGER’ VOTED BY MAIL 22 STRAIGHT TIMESANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Another hour into his attempt to get a test, Price realized that he just couldn’t wait any longer.
WHICH CITIES HAVE THE BIGGEST RACIAL GAPS IN COVID-19 TESTING ACCESS?SOO RIN KIMJULY 22, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Not that there haven’t been attempts at providing structure.
EVERY DECISION IS A RISK. EVERY RISK IS A DECISION.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Liz Anjos is in the second week of her attempt on the Appalachian Trail.
CANCELED RACES AREN’T STOPPING ENDURANCE ATHLETES FROM SETTING WILD NEW RECORDSANNA WIEDERKEHR (ANNA.WIEDERKEHR@ABC.COM)JULY 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Even Richard Feynman failed in his attempt to complete Ising’s original 1920 assignment.
THE CARTOON PICTURE OF MAGNETS THAT HAS TRANSFORMED SCIENCECHARLIE WOODJUNE 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
You also know that different actors have harnessed this discontent in an attempt to steer the country in different directions.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
It was founded in 1899, then called the College Entrance Examination Board, by 12 elite East Coast schools in an attempt to standardize the college-admissions process.
AMERICA’S MATH CURRICULUM DOESN’T ADD UP (EP. 391)STEVEN D. LEVITTOCTOBER 3, 2019FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO ATTEMPTED

  • attempted
  • begun
  • embarked upon
  • initiated
  • launched
  • pushed forward
  • started
  • tackled
  • tried
  • ventured
  • adventured
  • attempted
  • chanced
  • dared
  • experimented
  • gambled
  • tested
  • tried
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.