- a short piece of writing on a particular subject.；an attempt or effort
- attempt or try
noun: essay, plural noun: essays
- 1. a short piece of writing on a particular subject. 同義詞
- 2. formal an attempt or effort a misjudged essay in job preservation 同義詞
- ▪ a trial design of a postage stamp yet to be accepted.
- 1. formal attempt or try Donald essayed a smile
- a short piece of writing on a particular subject.
- attempt or try: essay a smile
Oxford American Dictionary