Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Attentate'
Attentate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Attentate \At*ten"tate\, Attentat \At*ten"tat\, n. [L.
attentatum, pl. attentata, fr. attentare to attempt: cf. F.
attentat criminal attempt. See Attempt.]
- An attempt; an assault. [Obs.] --Bacon.
- (Law) (a) A proceeding in a court of judicature, after an inhibition is decreed. (b) Any step wrongly innovated or attempted in a suit by an inferior judge.