Definitions For Attempt


  • The act of attacking
  • Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
  • An act of trying to do something
  • Something that results from trying to do something


  • Enter upon an activity or enterprise
  • Make an effort or attempt
  • To try to do (something) : to try to accomplish or complete (something)

Is Attempt a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Attempt is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Attempt in a Sentence

  • They've attempted a climb up Mount Everest once before.
  • She attempted suicide early in their marriage.
  • She failed her driving test on the first attempt but she succeeded on her second attempt.
  • Her attempt at a home-cooked meal consisted of frozen fish sticks and a can of soup.

Synonyms for Attempt

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