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tries

verb
present tense third-person singular of try

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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tries

noun
plural of try

Synonyms of tries (Entry 2 of 2)

an effort to do or accomplish something
  • was granted another try at the field goal

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“Tries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tries. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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