Definition of make an attempt
- We both made an attempt to be friendly despite recent arguments.
: behave, act
: to begin or seem to begin (an action)
: to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone
: the manner or style in which a thing is constructed
: the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person
: to make an effort to do, accomplish, solve, or effect
: to try to subdue or take by force : attack
: the act or an instance of trying to do or accomplish something : an act or instance of attempting something
: something resulting from or representing an attempt
: attack, assault
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