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try

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of try

  1. an effort to do or accomplish something <was granted another try at the field goal> Synonyms assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, attempt, whack, whirlRelated Words striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error




try

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of try

  1. 1 to subject (a personal quality or faculty) to often excessive stress <you're trying my patience> Synonyms strain, stretch, tax, test Related Words demand, exact, importune, press, pressure, push; aggravate, agitate, annoy, bother, exasperate, gall, get (to), gnaw (at), grate, harass, harry, hassle, irk, irritate, nettle, pain, peeve, pester, rile, spite, vex

  2. 2 to make an effort to do <try to unlock the door> <will try to call later tonight> Synonyms assay, endeavor, essay, seek, strive, attemptRelated Words fight, strain, struggle, toil, trouble, work; aim, aspire, hope; assume, take up, undertakeNear Antonyms drop, give up, quit




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