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'try' - used as a noun
1. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
she gave it a good try

'try' - used as a verb
2. make an effort or attempt
He tried to shake off his fears
3. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
This approach has been tried with good results
4. 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. take a sample of
Try these new crackers
6. examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
The case will be tried in California
7. give pain or trouble to
I've been sorely tried by these students
8. test the limits of
You are trying my patience!
9. melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities
try the yak butter
10. put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
Try on this sweater to see how it looks

derived forms
1. Try / Plural
tries
2. Try / Past
tried
3. Try / Third Person
tries
4. Try / Present Participle
trying
Variations of 'try'
 
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