Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: try

1. try (om handling) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMade an effort to cover all the reading material.
Wished him luck in his endeavor.
She gave it a good try.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour


Mindre specifikke termeractivity


Mere specifikke termerbatting, battle, best, bid, contribution, crack, essay, fling, foray, go, liberation, mug's game, nisus, offer, pains, part, pass, play, power play, run, seeking, share, shot, shot, squeeze, squeeze play, stab, strain, striving, struggle, takeover attempt, test, test, trial, trial, whirl, worst


Engelsk udsagnsord: try

1. try (om adfærd) make an effort or attempt


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey try to move


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assay, attempt, essay, seek


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Mere specifikke termeradventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

2. try (om adfærd) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis approach has been tried with good results.
Test this recipe.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)essay, examine, prove, test, try out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerevaluate, judge, pass judgment


Mere specifikke termercontrol, field-test, float, verify

3. try (om adfærd) put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe football star was tried for the murder of his wife.
The judge tried both father and son in separate trials.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey want to try the prisoners


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adjudicate, judge


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerdecide, determine, make up one's mind


Mere specifikke termercourt-martial

4. try (om forbrug, indtagelse el. anvendelse) take a sample of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTry these new crackers.
Sample the regional dishes.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey try more bread


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)sample, taste, try out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerconsume, have, ingest, take, take in


Mere specifikke termerdegust

5. try (om adfærd) examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe jury had heard all the evidence.
The case will be tried in California.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hear


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerexamine, probe


Mere specifikke termerrehear, retry

6. try (om følelse) give pain or trouble to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI've been sorely tried by these students.


Eksempler på anvendelseSam cannot try Sue


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termeranguish, hurt, pain

7. try (om følelse) test the limits of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou are trying my patience!.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)strain, stress


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerafflict


Mere specifikke termerrack

8. try (om ændring) melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTry the yak butter.
Render fat in a casserole.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)render


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermelt, melt down, run


Overordnet emneområdecookery, cooking, preparation

9. try (i anatomi) put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTry on this sweater to see how it looks.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey try the cape


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)try on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerassume, don, get into, put on, wear









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