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tried

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adjective \ˈtrīd\

Simple Definition of tried

  • : found to be good or effective through use or testing

Full Definition of tried

  1. 1 :  found good, faithful, or trustworthy through experience or testing <a tried recipe>

  2. 2 :  subjected to trials or distress <a kind but much-tried father>

Examples of tried

  1. a tried and trusted friend

  2. <a tried method for catching sport fish>



Origin of tried

Middle English, from past participle of trien to try, test


First Known Use: 15th century



TRIED Defined for Kids

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Definition of tried

  1. past and past participle of try





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