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tried

adjective

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tried

verb
past tense of try

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1 to subject (a personal quality or faculty) to often excessive stress
  • you're trying my patience

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2 to make an effort to do
  • try to unlock the door
  • will try to call later tonight

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The first known use of tried was in the 15th century

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“Tried.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tried. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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