To try or intend (to do or be something)
A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
The act or an instance of trying; attempt; effort; trial
(Now Rare) An attempt
(Brit., Informal) A quantity given or taken at one time
Something offered; presentation, proposal, suggestion, bid, etc.
A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
Venture is defined as to go on some sort of journey or to take a risk in something.
The aspect of mental processes or behavior directed toward action or change and including impulse, desire, volition, and striving.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
The act of one who undertakes some task, responsibility, etc.
To cause to start; set about; commence
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.35:
To undertake is defined as to manage funerals and burials.
One that is successful:
The fact, quality, or state of being certain, especially:
An instance of such a proceeding:
Having to do with conation
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
A short literary composition of an analytical, interpretive, or reflective kind, dealing with its subject in a nontechnical, limited, often unsystematic way and, usually, expressive of the author's outlook and personality
A thrust, as with a knife or dagger
To seek something in a sly or indirect way:
To try to find something; search.
To penetrate or explore physically, especially with a probe, in order to find or discover something:
To load or weight with shot.
To engage in or carry on (a war, struggle, campaign, etc.)
try, make effort
A witty or sarcastic remark.
An unprovoked attack or warlike act; specif., the use of armed force by a state in violation of its international obligations
The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
The person, army, etc. that is attacking
(Countable, military) An attack.
The definition of an onslaught is a violent attack, or a situation where you are suddenly bombarded with a lot of things or people all at once.
A perfectly thrown ball:
A test or procedure carried out under controlled conditions to determine the validity of a hypothesis or make a discovery.
A violent physical attack, as with blows.
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