Hyphenation of tried

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Definitions of tried:

Make an effort or attempt
He tried to shake off his fears The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps The police attempted to stop the thief He sought to improve himself She always seeks to do good in the world
Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
This approach has been tried with good results Test this recipe
Put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
The football star was tried for the murder of his wife The judge tried both father and son in separate trials
Take a sample of
Try these new crackers Sample the regional dishes
Examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
The jury had heard all the evidence The case will be tried in California
Give pain or trouble to
I've been sorely tried by these students
Test the limits of
You are trying my patience!
Melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities
Try the yak butter Render fat in a casserole
Put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
Try on this sweater to see how it looks
Tested and proved useful or correct
A tested method
Tested and proved to be reliable

Synonyms of tried:

adj tested, well-tried, proved, proven
adj tested, time-tested, tried and true, reliable

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