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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 of try assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, attempt, whack, whirlWords Related to try 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 of try strain, stretch, tax, test Words Related to try 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 of try assay, endeavor, essay, seek, strive, attemptWords Related to try fight, strain, struggle, toil, trouble, work; aim, aspire, hope; assume, take up, undertakeNear Antonyms of try drop, give up, quit


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