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Verb
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tries, 3rd person singular present; trying, present participle; tried, past tense; tried, past participle;
  1. Make an attempt or effort to do something
    • - he tried to regain his breath
    • - I started to try and untangle the mystery
    • - I decided to try writing fiction
    • - none of them tried very hard
    • - three times he tried the maneuver and three times he failed
  2. Attempt to achieve or attain
    • - they decided to try for another baby
  3. Use, test, or do (something new or different) in order to see if it is suitable, effective, or pleasant
    • - everyone wanted to know if I'd tried jellied eel
    • - these methods are tried and tested
  4. Compete or audition in order to join (a team) or be given (a position)
    • - she tried out for the team
  5. Go to (a place) or attempt to contact (someone), typically in order to obtain something
    • - I've tried the apartment, but the number is busy
  6. Push or pull (a door or window) to determine whether it is locked
    • - I tried the doors, but they were locked
  7. Make severe demands on (a person or a quality, typically patience)
    • - Mary tried everyone's patience to the limit
  8. Subject (someone) to trial
    • - he was arrested and tried for the murder
  9. Investigate and decide (a case or issue) in a formal trial
    • - the most serious criminal cases must be tried by a jury
  10. Smooth (roughly planed wood) with a plane to give an accurately flat surface

  11. Extract (oil or fat) by heating
    • - some of the fat may be tried out and used
Noun
  1. An effort to accomplish something; an attempt
    • - Mitterand was elected president on his third try
  2. An act of doing, using, or testing something new or different to see if it is suitable, effective, or pleasant
    • - she agreed that they should give the idea a try
  3. An act of touching the ball down behind the opposing goal line, scoring points and entitling the scoring side to a goal kick


  1. attempt: 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"
  2. 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"
  3. test: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
  4. judge: 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"
  5. sample: take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
  6. hear: examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
  7. A try is the major way of scoring points in rugby league and rugby union football. A try is scored by grounding the ball in the opposition's in-goal area (on or behind the goal line). Rugby union and league differ slightly in defining 'grounding the ball' and the 'in-goal' area (see next section).
  8. Try! is the first live album by the John Mayer Trio. It was released by Columbia Records on November 22, 2005. The album was nominated for Best Rock Album at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards.
  9. A try is a scrimmage down which is neither timed nor numbered, awarded to a team which has just scored a 6 point touchdown, from close to their opponent's goal line (2-yard line in the NFL, 3 yard line NCAA & NFHS, 5 yard line CFL and CIS). ...
  10. Feeding Off The Mojo is a Night Ranger album released on Drive Entertainment Records. Feeding Off The Mojo was released on October 17, 1995, and is the only album with bassist/vocalist Gary Moon.
  11. I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic Blues Again Mama! is a 1969 studio album by Janis Joplin. It was the first solo studio album Joplin recorded after leaving Big Brother and the Holding Company. The LP was released on September 11, 1969 and reached gold record status within two months of its release. ...
  12. "Try" is the opening song from the 1997 Michael Penn album Resigned.
  13. An attempt; An act of tasting or sampling; A score in rugby, analogous to a touchdown in American football; To attempt. Followed by infinitive; To separate (precious metal etc. ...
  14. (trying) Difficult to endure; arduous; Irritating, stressful or bothersome
  15. (Trying) (2004) premiered in New York, and has played in many theatres across Canada and the US, including Chicago, Ottawa and Toronto. ...
  16. (TRYING) you simply DO, or you DON’T DO. Pick up a pen from the table. You pick it up, or you DON'T! There is no such a thing as " I try to pick up a pen..."
  17. (Trying) Laying to in a Gale of Wind, under a small Sail.
  18. (Trying) To "try" is when a vessel is hove to, to so trim her sails that she may gather headway and make something to the good.
  19. in the grounding of the ball by a attacking player in their opponents in goal area.
  20. examine according to law, as in a court
  21. a move which almost solves a problem, but is defeated by a single black defence, as opposed to the key (which actually does solve the problem). Variations after tries are called virtual play and may be an important part of what makes some problems pleasing.
  22. The try keyword indicates a block of code to which subsequent catch and finally clauses apply. The try statement itself performs no special action. See the entries for catch and finally for more information on the try/catch/finally construct.
  23. Executes a block of code that may generate (throw) an exception. See also catch.
  24. a score of 5 points awarded when the ball is carried or kicked across the tryline and touched down to the ground by a player.
  25. A first move by White that nearly solves a directmate problem, but is defeated by only one black defence, called the refutation. In notation, a try is signified by ‘?’.