Attempt Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Attempt, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Attempt?

(v) Attempt is an intentional try to achieve a targeted result whether the expected results are attained or not. Eg. Suicide attempt.2. Attempt to kill a person, but foiled by the police. A desire or thinking is not an attempt unless there is a commencement of action.