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Another word for try

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Verb
  1. To make an attempt to do or make

      1. To exert much effort or energy; endeavor.
      2. To struggle or fight forcefully; contend:
      1. To try to locate or discover; search for:
      2. To endeavor to obtain or reach:
      3. To go to or toward:
      1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
      2. Something resembling such a composition:
      3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      2. Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.
      3. To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort:
      1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
      2. To tempt.
      3. To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
      1. Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a metal or ore to determine its components.
      2. A substance to be so analyzed.
      3. The result of such an analysis.
  2. To subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

      1. To test something in order to see if it works.
      2. (intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition.
      1. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      2. A series of questions, problems, or physical responses designed to determine knowledge, intelligence, or ability.
      3. A basis for evaluation or judgment:
      1. To establish the truth or validity of (something) by the presentation of argument or evidence:
      2. To demonstrate the reality of (something):
      3. To show (oneself) to be what is specified or to have a certain characteristic:
      1. To observe carefully or critically; inspect:
      2. To study or analyze:
      3. To test or check the condition or health of:
      1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
      2. Something resembling such a composition:
      3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
      1. Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a metal or ore to determine its components.
      2. A substance to be so analyzed.
      3. The result of such an analysis.
Noun
  1. A trying to do or make something

      1. Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a metal or ore to determine its components.
      2. A substance to be so analyzed.
      3. The result of such an analysis.
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. The firing or discharge of a weapon, such as a gun.
      2. The distance over which something is shot; the range.
      3. An attempt to hit a target with a projectile:
      1. A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      2. An instance of such a proceeding:
      3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. To present for acceptance or rejection; proffer:
      2. To put forward for consideration; propose:
      3. To present in order to meet a need or satisfy a requirement:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
      2. Something resembling such a composition:
      3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      1. A conscientious or concerted effort toward an end; an earnest attempt.
      2. Purposeful or industrious activity; enterprise.
      3. To attempt (fulfillment of a responsibility or an obligation, for example) by employment or expenditure of effort:
      1. The use of physical or mental energy to do something; exertion.
      2. A difficult exertion of strength or will:
      3. A usually earnest attempt:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
      2. To tempt.
      3. To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
    See also:

    try

  2. A brief trial

      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. To strike (someone or something) with a sharp blow; slap.
      2. To kill deliberately; murder.
      3. To deal a sharp, resounding blow.
      1. The firing or discharge of a weapon, such as a gun.
      2. The distance over which something is shot; the range.
      3. An attempt to hit a target with a projectile:
      1. To throw with violence:
      2. To put or send suddenly or unexpectedly:
      3. To engage (oneself) in an activity with abandon and energy.
      1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
      2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
      3. To make a thrusting or poking motion at or into:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
    See also:

    try

Idioms:

    try out

  1. To subject to a procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality

Another word for try

Verb
  1. To endeavor

  2. To test

  3. To conduct a trial

Synonym Study

  • Struggle suggests a violent striving to overcome obstacles or to free oneself from an impediment I struggled to reach the top
  • Strive suggests great, earnest exertion to accomplish something strive to win
  • Essay connotes a tentative experimenting to test the feasibility of something difficult she will not essay the high jump
  • Endeavor suggests exertion and determined effort in the face of difficulties we shall endeavor to recover your loss
  • Attempt , somewhat more formal, suggests a setting out to accomplish something but often connotes failure he had attempted to take his life
  • Try is commonly the simple, direct word for putting forth effort to do something try to come, but specifically it connotes experimentation in testing or proving something I'll try your recipe