English dictionary definition of:



  • earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something


  • make an effort or attempt
  • put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
  • put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
  • take a sample of
  • examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
  • give pain or trouble to
  • test the limits of
  • melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities
  • put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice


adjudicate   assay   attempt   effort   endeavor American English spelling   endeavour British English spelling   essay   examine   hear   judge   prove   render   sample   seek   strain   stress   taste   test  

Scrabble score for tries

Scrabble score = 5

generated at 16:30:00 on 14-02-20

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