Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / attempts
FEEDBACK

attempts

See definition of attempts on Dictionary.com
  • nountry, effort
  • verbtry, make effort

synonyms for attempts

  • attack
  • bid
  • endeavor
  • experiment
  • pursuit
  • shot
  • struggle
  • try
  • crack
  • exertion
  • fling
  • go
  • header
  • lick
  • stab
  • striving
  • trial
  • tryout
  • undertaking
  • venture
  • whack
  • workout
  • all one's got
  • dry run
  • one's all
  • one's darnedest
  • one's level best
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for attempts

MOST RELEVANT
  • retreat
  • surrender
  • certainty
  • laziness
  • success
  • be lazy
  • neglect
  • forget
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING attempts

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Decode This Quiz On Untranslatable Words
START THE QUIZ

How to use attempts in a sentence

I made two attempts to climb up, but both times slipped back.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Yet their quaint attempts to improve their appearance throw an interesting side-light on their æsthetic preferences.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Spontaneous gaiety was gone out of his cousin, whose attempts to be his normal self became forced and unsuccessful.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I may as well say it here: with my poetical productions I was never satisfied any more than with my attempts at drawing.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
These first attempts to copy in line the forms of familiar objects are among the most curious products of the child's mind.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
This habit of scribble may persist after a child attempts a linear description of the parts of an object.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
New and highly curious characteristics begin to appear when he attempts to give the profile aspect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Various odd arrangements appear in the first attempts to outline arm and hand.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
He attempts to pray and make supplication—yea, even he endeavours to perform the service.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Our progress became monotonous, a succession of fruitless attempts to advance; hopeless, like wandering in a subtle maze.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORD OF THE DAY

buttenoun | [byoot ]SEE DEFINITION