Anagrams Of Try
Definition of try
- v. t. - To divide or separate, as one sort from another; to winnow;
to sift; to pick out; -- frequently followed by out; as, to try out the
wild corn from the good.
- v. t. - To purify or refine, as metals; to melt out, and procure in
a pure state, as oil, tallow, lard, etc.
- v. t. - To prove by experiment; to apply a test to, for the purpose
of determining the quality; to examine; to prove; to test; as, to try
weights or measures by a standard; to try a man's opinions.
- v. t. - To subject to severe trial; to put to the test; to cause
suffering or trouble to.
- v. t. - To experiment with; to test by use; as, to try a remedy for
disease; to try a horse.
- v. t. - To strain; to subject to excessive tests; as, the light
tries his eyes; repeated disappointments try one's patience.
- v. t. - To examine or investigate judicially; to examine by
witnesses or other judicial evidence and the principles of law; as, to
try a cause, or a criminal.
- v. t. - To settle; to decide; to determine; specifically, to decide
by an appeal to arms; as, to try rival claims by a duel; to try
- v. t. - To experience; to have or gain knowledge of by experience.
- v. t. - To essay; to attempt; to endeavor.
- v. i. - To exert strength; to endeavor; to make an effort or an
attempt; as, you must try hard if you wish to learn.
- v. i. - To do; to fare; as, how do you try!
- n. - A screen, or sieve, for grain.
- n. - Act of trying; attempt; experiment; trial.
- v. t. - Refined; select; excellent; choice.
The word try is a 3 letter word that has 1 syllable . The syllable division for try is: try