Definitions of essay
n. - An effort made, or exertion of body or mind, for the performance of anything; a trial; attempt; as, to make an essay to benefit a friend. 2
n. - A composition treating of any particular subject; -- usually shorter and less methodical than a formal, finished treatise; as, an essay on the life and writings of Homer; an essay on fossils, or on commerce. 2
n. - An assay. See Assay, n. 2
n. - To exert one's power or faculties upon; to make an effort to perform; to attempt; to endeavor; to make experiment or trial of; to try. 2
n. - To test the value and purity of (metals); to assay. See Assay. 2
The word "essay" uses 5 letters: A E S S Y.
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