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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 out

vb (adverb)
1. (tr) to test or put to experimental use: I'm going to try the new car out.
2. (when: intr, usually foll by for) US and Canadian (of an athlete, actor, etc) to undergo a test or to submit (an athlete, actor, etc) to a test to determine suitability for a place in a team, an acting role, etc
n
chiefly US and Canadian a trial or test, as of an athlete or actor
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.try out - put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use totry out - put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
pass judgment, evaluate, judge - form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"
verify, control - check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
float - circulate or discuss tentatively; test the waters with; "The Republicans are floating the idea of a tax reform"
field-test - test something under the conditions under which it will actually be used; "The Army field tested the new tanks"
2.try out - try something new, as in order to gain experiencetry out - try something new, as in order to gain experience; "Students experiment sexually"; "The composer experimented with a new style"
experiment - to conduct a test or investigation; "We are experimenting with the new drug in order to fight this disease"
3.try out - perform in order to get a roletry out - perform in order to get a role; "She auditioned for a role on Broadway"
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
perform - give a performance (of something); "Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight"; "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"
read - audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role; "He is auditioning for `Julius Caesar' at Stratford this year"
4.try out - take a sample oftry out - take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
ingest, consume, have, take in, take - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
degust - taste with relish; "degust this wonderful soup"

try

verb
1. To make an attempt to do or make:
2. To subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality:
Idioms: bring to the test, make trial of, put to the proof.
phrasal verb
try out
To subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality:
Idioms: bring to the test, make trial of, put to the proof.
noun
1. A trying to do or make something:
Informal: shot.
Slang: take.
Archaic: assay.
2. A brief trial:
Informal: fling, shot, whack, whirl.
Translations
يُجَرِّبيُجَرِّبُ
vyzkoušet
afprøve
kokeilla
testirati
prófa, reyna
試してみる
시험해 보다
vyskúšať
prova på
ลองดู, ทดลอง
thử

w>try out

vt sepausprobieren (→ on bei, an +dat); personeine Chance geben (+dat), → einen Versuch machen mit
vi two of their players are trying out for Arsenalzwei ihrer Spieler machen bei Arsenal ein Probetraining

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 out

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