Attempting [verb]

Definition of Attempting:

try, make effort

Opposite/Antonyms of Attempting:

Sentence/Example of Attempting:

Lowe’s is making its biggest play yet for holiday season sales this year by adding fun to its assortment in an attempt to get beyond things like drywall and power tools.

It’s an attempt, then, to gauge how quickly a virus is spreading.

An attempt was made to enter a residence by opening a window.

In October 2019, for example, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to freeze the sheriff’s spending, in an attempt to pressure Sheriff Alex Villanueva into dealing with the department’s budget issues.

They couldn’t capitalize on the second chance given to them when the Jets were penalized for having too many men on the field when the Patriots lined up for an earlier field goal attempt.

In an interview with Eric Hansen of the South Bend Tribune, Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick noted the university’s attempt to keep the football team as protected as possible outside the classrooms.

Dallas got the ball back with a fourth-and-one stop of the Steelers, who passed up a 33-yard field goal attempt for an eight-point lead.

For example, research by Pro Football Focus found “a pass-rusher attempts to win his matchup on every single play, but he can’t really influence exactly when he wins, so the situations in which he generates pressure are unstable from year to year.”

He said he believes the clues suggest who might be behind the hacking attempts.

But, sadly, today also marks the US leaving the Paris accord — the world’s foremost attempt to build consensus on climate change.