The Word is:”try”
verb: try; 3rd person present: tries; past tense: tried; past participle: tried; gerund or present participle: trying
1. make an attempt or effort to do something.
synonyms: attempt, endeavour, make an effort, exert oneself, seek, strive, struggle, do one’s best, do one’s
informal have a go/shot/crack/stab/bash, give it one’s best shot, bend/lean over backwards, bust a gut, do one’s damnedest, pull out all the stops, go all out, go for broke, knock oneself out, break one’s neck, move heaven and earth; informal give it a burl, give it a fly; formal essay; archaic assay
“we’ve got to try to help him”
“they decided to try for another baby”
compete or audition for (a post or place on a team).
“she tried out for the team”
“I’ve tried the apartment, but the number is engaged”
“I tried the doors, but they were locked”
2. subject (someone) to trial.
investigate and decide (a case or issue) in a formal trial.
“the case is to be tried by a jury in the Crown Court”
synonyms: adjudicate, consider, hear, pass judgement on, adjudge, examine
3. smooth (roughly planed wood) with a plane to give an accurately flat surface.
4. extract (oil or fat) by heating.
noun: try; plural noun: tries
1. an effort to accomplish something; an attempt.
synonyms: attempt, go, effort, endeavour, bid; informal shot, crack, stab, bash, whack;
“I decided to have one last try”
“she agreed that they should give the idea a try”
an act of touching the ball down behind the opposing goal line, scoring points and entitling the scoring side to a kick at goal.
an attempt to score an extra point after a touchdown.
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