Another word for trial
An effort to learn the truth
A case at law
suit, lawsuit, fair hearing, hearing, action, case, contest, indictment, legal proceedings, claim, cross-examination, litigation, counterclaim, replevin, arraignment, prosecution, citation, court action, judicial contest, seizure, assumpsit, bill of divorce, habeas corpus, court-martial, impeachment, rap*, try*, court clash*.
suffering, severe test, ordeal, crucible, tribulation, affliction, trying experience, misfortune, heavy blow, annoyance, bother, irritant, nuisance, headache*, pain*; see also affliction. See syn. study at affliction.
in litigation, at law, before the bar, before a judge, before a jury, indicted, being tried.
on a trial basis, on approval, for a trial period, being tested, under consideration, not yet accepted;
Another word for trialnoun
The examination and deciding upon evidence, charges, and claims in court:hearing. See law
A procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality:assay, essay, proof, test, tryout. See investigate
An operation employed to resolve an uncertainty:experiment, experimentation, test. See investigate
A trying to do or make something:attempt, crack, effort, endeavor, essay, go, offer, stab, try. (Informal) shot. (Slang) take. (Archaic) assay. See try
A state of pain or anguish that tests one's resiliency and character:crucible, ordeal, tribulation, visitation. See easy
Something hard to bear physically or emotionally:affliction, burden1, cross, tribulation. See heavy, over
One that makes another totally miserable by causing sharp pain and irritation:thorn. (Informal) pain. Idioms: pain in the neck, thorn in the flesh (or side). See pain