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essay

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of essay

  1. 1 a short piece of writing typically expressing a point of view school essays on what it means to be a patriot Synonyms of essay article, composition, paper, theme Words Related to essay causerie; column, commentary, editorial, feature, report, review, write-up; dissertation, thesis; tract, treatise; discourse, discussion, exposition, prolegomenon, study

  2. 2 an effort to do or accomplish something my first essay at baking a cake did not go well Synonyms of essay assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, attempt, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirlWords Related to essay striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error

  3. 3 a procedure or operation carried out to resolve an uncertainty a little homemade essay to determine the easiest way to strip the paint from the bookcase Synonyms of essay experiment, experimentation, test, trialWords Related to essay trial and error; dry run, shakedown; exercise, practice (also practise), rehearsal, tryout, workout; crucible, ordeal; attempt, effort, try


essay

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of essay

  1. to make an effort to do he had been in gymnastics for some time before he even considered essaying that move Synonyms of essay assay, endeavor, attempt, seek, strive, tryWords Related to essay fight, strain, struggle, toil, trouble, work; aim, aspire, hope; assume, take up, undertakeNear Antonyms of essay drop, give up, quit



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