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English verb: try out

1. try out (social) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

SamplesThis approach has been tried with good results.
Test this recipe.

Synonymsessay, examine, prove, test, try

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Narrower (hyponym)control, field-test, float, verify

2. try out (social) try something new, as in order to gain experience

SamplesStudents experiment sexually.
The composer experimented with a new style.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Verb groupexperiment

3. try out (creation) perform in order to get a role

SamplesShe auditioned for a role on Broadway.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)perform

Narrower (hyponym)read

Domain categoryperforming arts

4. try out (consumption) take a sample of

SamplesTry these new crackers.
Sample the regional dishes.

ExamplesThey try out more bread

Synonymssample, taste, try

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)consume, have, ingest, take, take in

Narrower (hyponym)degust

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