attempted

36 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ɐtˈɛmptɪd], [ɐtˈɛmptɪd], [ɐ_t_ˈɛ_m_p_t_ɪ_d]

Synonyms:

endeavored (verb)

acted, aimed, approached, assayed, committed, contracted, endeavored, engaged, exploited, maneuvered, performed, proceeded, undertaken, undertook, ventured, volunteered.

offered (verb)

advanced, bestowed, bid, bidden, cited, dealt, endowed, extended, gave, given, granted, imparted, invited, issued, offered, presented, quoted, rendered, submitted, tendered.

Rhymes for Attempted:

  1. tempted;
  2. exempted;

Quotes for Attempted:

  1. The Stuart sovereigns of England steadily attempted to strengthen their power, and the resistance to that effort caused an immense growth of Parliamentary influence. Albert Bushnell Hart.
  2. Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection. Eugenio Montale.
  3. Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly. Quintilian.