Definition of "attempt"
  1. The initiation but not completion of an intended criminal action, having taken significant steps to execute it but without success
How to use "attempt" in a sentence
  1. He was charged with the attempt of a bank robbery, though he was caught before he could execute it.
  2. The police arrested her for the attempt of arson because they found evidence she tried to set the building on fire.
  3. The judge sentenced him for his attempt to forge the documents, even though he wasn't successful.

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