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Meaning & Definition of Try in English

English

Try

/traɪ/

noun

1. Earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

  • "Made an effort to cover all the reading material"
  • "Wished him luck in his endeavor"
  • "She gave it a good try"
    synonym:
  • attempt
  • ,
  • effort
  • ,
  • endeavor
  • ,
  • endeavour
  • ,
  • try

verb

1. Make an effort or attempt

  • "He tried to shake off his fears"
  • "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"
  • "The police attempted to stop the thief"
  • "He sought to improve himself"
  • "She always seeks to do good in the world"
    synonym:
  • try
  • ,
  • seek
  • ,
  • attempt
  • ,
  • essay
  • ,
  • assay

2. Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

  • "This approach has been tried with good results"
  • "Test this recipe"
    synonym:
  • test
  • ,
  • prove
  • ,
  • try
  • ,
  • try out
  • ,
  • examine
  • ,
  • essay

3. Put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of

  • "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"
  • "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
    synonym:
  • judge
  • ,
  • adjudicate
  • ,
  • try

4. Take a sample of

  • "Try these new crackers"
  • "Sample the regional dishes"
    synonym:
  • sample
  • ,
  • try
  • ,
  • try out
  • ,
  • taste

5. Examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process

  • "The jury had heard all the evidence"
  • "The case will be tried in california"
    synonym:
  • hear
  • ,
  • try

6. Give pain or trouble to

  • "I've been sorely tried by these students"
    synonym:
  • try

7. Test the limits of

  • "You are trying my patience!"
    synonym:
  • try
  • ,
  • strain
  • ,
  • stress

8. Melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities

  • "Try the yak butter"
  • "Render fat in a casserole"
    synonym:
  • try
  • ,
  • render

9. Put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice

  • "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
    synonym:
  • try on
  • ,
  • try

Examples of using

Do not try to live for ever. You will not succeed.
I try not to get too involved in the games I watch on TV, but I always end up in a bad mood if my favorite team loses.
I'll need to think about it. I'll try to come up with another way to word it.