Definition of give it a stab
- If you can't get it to work, I'll give it a stab.
: to make a present of
: to grant or bestow by formal action
: to accord or yield to another
: capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility
: the ability of a material to bend or stretch
: a wound produced by a pointed object or weapon
: a thrust of a pointed weapon
: a jerky thrust
: to wound or pierce by the thrust of a pointed object or weapon
: thrust, drive
: to thrust or give a wound with or as if with a pointed weapon
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