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try

 (trī)
v. tried (trīd), try·ing, tries (trīz)
v.tr.
1. To make an effort to do or accomplish (something); attempt: tried to ski.
2.
a. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability: Try this casserole.
b. To make an effort to open (a closed door or window).
3. Law
a. To conduct the trial of (a legal claim): to try a negligence case.
b. To put (an accused person) on trial.
4. To subject to great strain or hardship; tax: The last steep ascent tried my every muscle.
5. To melt (lard, for example) to separate out impurities; render.
v.intr.
To make an effort; strive: I know it's not easy, but keep trying!
n. pl. tries (trīz)
1. An attempt; an effort.
2. Sports In Rugby, an act of advancing the ball past the opponent's goal line and grounding it there for a score of three points.
Phrasal Verbs:
try on
1. To don (a garment) to test its fit.
2. To test or use experimentally.
try out
1. To undergo a competitive qualifying test, as for a job or athletic team.
2. To test or use experimentally.
Idioms:
try (one's) hand
To attempt to do something for the first time: I tried my hand at skiing.
try (one's) fortune
To make an effort or take a risk to be successful, especially as a newcomer.

[Middle English trien, to pick out, separate (right from wrong), test, attempt, from Old French trier, to pick out; akin to Provençal and Catalan triar, to pick out, of unknown origin.]
Usage Note: The phrase try and is commonly used as a substitute for try to, as in Could you try and make less noise? A number of grammarians have labeled the construction incorrect. To be sure, the usage is associated with informal style and strikes an inappropriately conversational note in formal writing. In our 2005 survey, just 55 percent of the Usage Panel accepted the construction in the sentence Why don't you try and see if you can work the problem out for yourselves?

try on

vb (tr, adverb)
1. (Clothing & Fashion) to put on (an article of clothing) to find out whether it fits or is suitable
2. try it on informal to attempt to deceive or fool someone
n
informal Brit an action or statement made to test out a person's gullibility, tolerance, etc
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.try on - put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nicetry on - put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
don, put on, get into, wear, assume - put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
Translations
zkoušet sizkusit si
prøve
sovittaa
isprobati
felpróbál
máta
試着する
입어 보다
skúšať si
prova
ลองสวมใส่
thử mặc

w>try on

vt sep
clothesanprobieren; hataufprobieren
(fig inf) to try it on with somebodyprobieren, wie weit man bei jdm gehen kann, jdn provozieren; the policeman warned the thief not to try anything onder Polizist warnte den Dieb, keine Mätzchen (inf)or Dummheiten zu machen; he’s just trying it oner probiert nur, wie weit er gehen or wie weit er es treiben kann; don’t you try it on with me, or I’ll tell my husbandversuchs nicht bei or mit mir, sonst sag ichs meinem Mann

try

(trai) verb
1. to attempt or make an effort (to do, get etc). He tried to answer the questions; Let's try and climb that tree!
2. to test; to make an experiment (with) in order to find out whether something will be successful, satisfactory etc. She tried washing her hair with a new shampoo; Try one of these sweets.
3. to judge (someone or their case) in a court of law. The prisoners were tried for murder.
4. to test the limits of; to strain. You are trying my patience.
nounplural tries
1. an attempt or effort. Have a try (at the exam). I'm sure you will pass.
2. in rugby football, an act of putting the ball on the ground behind the opponents' goal-line. Our team scored three tries.
ˈtrier noun
a person who keeps on trying, who does not give up. He's not very good, but he's a trier.
ˈtrying adjective
1. difficult; causing strain or anxiety. Having to stay such a long time in hospital must be very trying.
2. (of people) stretching one's patience to the limit; annoying. She's a very trying woman!
try on
to put on (clothes etc) to see if they fit. She tried on a new hat.
try out
to test (something) by using it. We are trying out new teaching methods.

try on

يَقْيسُ ثَوْباً zkusit si prøve anprobieren προβάρω probarse sovittaa essayer isprobati misurare 試着する 입어 보다 aanpassen prøve (på) przymierzyć provar примерять prova ลองสวมใส่ denemek thử mặc 试穿