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General dictionaries General (15 matching dictionaries)
  1. tries: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. tries: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. tries: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. tries: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. tries: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  6. Tries, tries: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. tries: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. tries: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. tries: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  10. -tries, tries: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  11. tries: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  12. Tries (disambiguation), Tries: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  13. -tries: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. tries: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  15. tries: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tries: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tries: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tries: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. TRIES: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. tries: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (try)

noun:  earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something ("She gave it a good try")
verb:  make an effort or attempt
verb:  melt (fat, lard, etc.) in order to separate out impurities ("Try the yak butter")
verb:  test the limits of ("You are trying my patience!")
verb:  give pain or trouble to
verb:  examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
verb:  put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice ("Try on this sweater to see how it looks")
verb:  take a sample of ("Try these new crackers")
verb:  put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
verb:  put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #38977)

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Phrases that include tries:   tries on, tries for white, tries hand at, tries damnedest

Words similar to tries:   essays, try, attempts, stabs, tests, more...


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