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try

try

pronunciation:
traI
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
try on, try out
part of speech: verb
inflections: tried, tries, trying
definition 1: to attempt through effort.
He tried to stay up all night, but he fell asleep.I don't know if I can finish by next week, but I'll try.
synonyms:
attempt
similar words:
chance, risk, seek, tackle, take a stab at, undertake
definition 2: to test the quality or take a taste of.
Please try my apple pie.
synonyms:
sample, test
similar words:
analyze, appraise, assess, consider, evaluate, examine, experience, judge
definition 3: to be a hard test for.
The long wait tried his patience.
synonyms:
tax
similar words:
drain, strain, test, trouble, wear
definition 4: in law, to put on trial.
They tried him for murder.
similar words:
hear, judge, prosecute, sentence
definition 5: to make an effort.
You didn't win, but you tried.
similar words:
aim, bother, endeavor, lean over backward, push, strive, struggle
phrase: try on
phrase: try out
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: tries
definition: an effort or attempt.
It was a good try, but he did not win the race.
synonyms:
attempt, effort
similar words:
crack, endeavor, essay, go, push