The definition of 'essaying' & the word 'essaying' in example sentences or phrases

make an effort or attempt
  1. He tried to shake off his fears
  2. The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
  3. The police attempted to stop the thief
  4. He sought to improve himself
  5. She always seeks to do good in the world
put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
  1. This approach has been tried with good results
  2. Test this recipe

Synonyms of the word 'essaying' & Antonyms of the word 'essaying'.

Synonymstry, essay, attempt, assay, seek, try, essay, prove, try out, examine, test,