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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.


Synonymsexperiment


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Verb groupexperiment

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


SamplesShe auditioned for a role on Broadway.


Synonymsaudition


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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