Results for try

Definitions of try:

part of speech: verb transitive

To test: to sift: to prove by experiment: to purify: to examine judicially: to examine carefully: to experience: to attmept: to use as means: to put to severe trial, cause suffering to.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To endeavor; to make an effort; to try an experiment.

part of speech: noun

An attempt; an effort; a test.

part of speech: present participle

Trying.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To endeavor: to make an effort:- pa. t. and pa. p. tried.

part of speech: verb

To attempt; to endeavour; to make or use exertion in order to perform; to make experiment on; to prove by experiment; to examine; to bring before a tribunal or into a court of law; to examine judicially by witnesses; to purify or refine.

part of speech: verb transitive

To prove by experiment; test; as, prove; make a test of; purify or refine, as metals; melt out, as fat; put through a trial or test; examine judicially; subject to strain; as, the light tries the eyes; subject to trouble or affliction; as, a sadly tried people; decide, as by argument, contest, etc.; attempt to do; use as an experiment.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Tried.

part of speech: noun

TRIER.

Usage examples for try:

  • I'll try then, to make use of that. "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan
alphabet filter

Word of the day

melaena

In med., the discharge of black blood from the bowels. ...

Popular definitions