attempted

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈtɛmptɪd/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛmpt

AdjectiveEdit

attempted (not comparable)

  1. Tried, with the connotation of failure.
    She is facing jail time for attempted robbery.
    An attempted coup.

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

attempted

  1. simple past tense and past participle of attempt