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Browsing page 1 of words meaning to attempt, try (15 words total)

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crack

noun

  • the cleft between the cheeks of the buttocks; "butt crack".
    Put on a belt! Your crack is showing.

    Last edited on Dec 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 21 2009.

  • an attempt.
                              

                              

                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 19 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 19 2011.

  • a computer program used to remove limitations from trial versions of programs.
    This new crack will let you play the full version of the game for free.
    You can only use it for 30 days, but I think there's a crack available.

    Last edited on May 31 2013. Submitted by Chuck S. on Nov 30 2012.

noun - uncountable

  • something that is so exceptionally good or fun it could be as addictive as crack (i.e. crack cocaine).
    Y'all, those chicken wings are crack.

    Last edited on May 31 2013. Submitted by Kim from Columbia, SC, USA on Mar 04 2002.

  • crack cocaine.
                                                                                 

                               

                                 

    Citation from "Sheesh! Cab, Bob", Bob's Burgers (TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Citation from "He's Too Sexy for His Fat", Family Guy (TV), Season 2 Episode 17 (2000) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                    

                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Episode 1", Misfits (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2009) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 19 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 21 2009.

verb - intransitive

  • to go insane.
                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "Dan On the Run", The Good Guys (TV, 2010), Season 1 Episode 13 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 12 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 12 2010.

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do over

noun

  • a second attempt or chance. Hyphenated.
                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Might Have Been", Rookie Blue (TV), Season 2 Episode 2 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 11 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

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dry run

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give it a shot

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give it a whirl

verb - intransitive

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go for broke

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gun for

verb

  • to attempt to reach a goal.
    He's gunning for president.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 11 2009.

  • to attempt to defeat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from ""Bachelor Pad" premieres", Salon, Chris Le, Aug 9 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 09 2010.

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