come to trial

Definition of come to trial

  1. :  to be presented at a formal meeting in a court so that a decision can be made according to the law based on evidence presented to a judge and often a jury The case never came to trial.

Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

trialplay
  1. :  the formal examination before a competent tribunal of the matter in issue in a civil or criminal cause in order to determine such issue

    :  the action or process of trying or putting to the proof :  test

    :  a preliminary contest (as in a sport)

  1. :  of, relating to, or used in a trial

    :  made or done as a test or experiment

    :  used or tried out in a test or experiment


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