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To make an effort or attempt
“He didn't even try to listen to my side of the story.”
To experiment or test
“I have seen a lot of therapists who try different kinds of treatment.”
To give pain, affliction, or vexation to
“As it is, literally having to watch paint dry starts to sorely try the patience.”
To bring before a judge
“The information is invalid and this Court has no jurisdiction to try the issue arising therefrom.”
An attempt or effort towards an endeavour
“I finally managed to stay upright on my third try at snowboarding.”
A trial or experiment
“He decided that the results were not what he expected after a try.”
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