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Definition: Attempt to commit a crime
Attempt \At*tempt"\, n.
A essay, trial, or endeavor; an undertaking; an attack, or an
effort to gain a point; esp. an unsuccessful, as contrasted
with a successful, effort.
By his blindness maimed for high attempts. --Milton.
Attempt to commit a crime (Law), such an intentional
preparatory act as will apparently result, if not
extrinsically hindered, in a crime which it was designed
to effect. --Wharton.
Syn: Attempt, Endeavor, Effort, Exertion, Trial.
Usage: These words agree in the idea of calling forth our
powers into action. Trial is the generic term; it
denotes a putting forth of one's powers with a view to
determine what they can accomplish; as, to make trial
of one's strength. An attempt is always directed to
some definite and specific object; as, “The attempt,
and not the deed, confounds us.” --Shak. An endeavor
is a continued attempt; as, “His high endeavor and
his glad success.” --Cowper. Effort is a specific
putting forth of strength in order to carry out an
attempt. Exertion is the putting forth or active
exercise of any faculty or power. “It admits of all
degrees of effort and even natural action without
effort.” --C. J. Smith. See Try.