Part of speech:
To be in conflict; struggle; contend; fight
To fasten by means of tackle
Attempt is defined as to make an effort to do something.
To manage or herd (horses or cattle).
To essay is defined as to try something.
To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
To hear and decide (a case); adjudge
To examine by trial or experiment; put to a test:
(Archaic) To try to achieve
A test or procedure carried out under controlled conditions to determine the validity of a hypothesis or make a discovery.
To engage (oneself) in an activity with abandon and energy.
To trouble, worry, or torment, as with cares, debts, repeated questions or demands, etc.
To consider, permit, or consent to something. Used only in the negative:
To be irritating, wearisome, or vexing to.
(Physiol.) To excite (an organ, muscle, etc.) to a characteristic action or function by a stimulus
To act as one appointed to decide the winners of:
To prove is to demonstrate or establish that something is true or to show certain abilities.
To use precise distinctions and subtlety in thought or speech.
(Music) To perform an interpretation of (a musical piece, for example).
To take a sample of, especially to test or examine by a sample:
To show or project (a movie, for example) on a screen.
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
To act upon, in any way, so as to cause change of form or volume, as when bending a beam.
To move or place (something) with an effort:
(Rare) To place before; submit
To detect or distinguish the flavor of by the sense of taste
Test is defined as to participate in or administer an exam or evaluation.
To cause to undergo great physical pain or mental anguish.
Torture is defined as to cause another extreme pain.
To try out (a new player) in a sports team.
To cause to have emotional or mental problems that interfere with social functioning:
To aim or focus:
To undertake is defined as to manage funerals and burials.
To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
Venture is defined as to go on some sort of journey or to take a risk in something.
Vex is defined as to bring trouble or distress to or to annoy.
To strive for victory or superiority; contend.
(Slang) To kill deliberately; murder.
The act or habit of deliberate self-denial.
To refrain from voting:
To give great pleasure or joy:
To be agreeable; give pleasure; satisfy
Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
The definition of crack is a sudden, sharp breaking sound or a break in something.
(Informal) A try; attempt; endeavor
Something offered; presentation, proposal, suggestion, bid, etc.
To put to test.
(Slang) To attempt; to undertake.
To put stress, pressure, or strain on
To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
To work hard; exert oneself to get or do something; strive
To cause to work.
To be ambitious (to get or do something, esp. something grand); seek (after)
To purpose, plan, or intend
To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
To begin working on energetically; undertake (a problem, task, etc.) vigorously
(Idiomatic) To do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.
Laugh very hard
To battle for a noble cause.
To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
To conduct a trial
To conduct a trial
To conduct a trial
(Gram.) To resolve (a sentence) into its grammatical elements
Demanding great effort or labor; difficult:
The definition of exacting is making excessive demands, or requiring great patience and effort.
Adhering strictly to a belief or ideology; uncompromising or inflexible:
That tries one's patience; annoying; exasperating; irksome
A venture or an initial attempt, especially outside one's usual area:
To regard, consider, or deem:
To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
The definition of aim means to point or direct or to try with a particular goal in mind.
(Intransitive) To take part in such a performance.
(Intransitive) To feel care or anxiety; to make or take trouble; to be troublesome.
To share some of the properties of something else:
Risk is defined as to expose someone or something to a dangerous situation.
- Struggle suggests a violent striving to overcome obstacles or to free oneself from an impediment I struggled to reach the top
- Strive suggests great, earnest exertion to accomplish something strive to win
- Essay connotes a tentative experimenting to test the feasibility of something difficult she will not essay the high jump
- Endeavor suggests exertion and determined effort in the face of difficulties we shall endeavor to recover your loss
- Attempt , somewhat more formal, suggests a setting out to accomplish something but often connotes failure he had attempted to take his life
- Try is commonly the simple, direct word for putting forth effort to do something try to come, but specifically it connotes experimentation in testing or proving something I'll try your recipe
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