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We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word try:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. try: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. try: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. try: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. try: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. try: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. try, try: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Try, try: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. try: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. try: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. try: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. try: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. try: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Try, Try: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. try: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. try: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. try: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. try, try: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Try (American football), Try (Bebo Norman album), Try (Blue Rodeo song), Try (Colbie Caillat song), Try (Just a Little Bit Harder), Try (Nelly Furtado song), Try (Pink song), Try (Pseudo Echo song), Try (The Walking Dead), Try (album), Try (rugby), Try, Try: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. try: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Try: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. try: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. try: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. try: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. try: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. try: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. try: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. try: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. try: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. try: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. try: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. try: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. TRY: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. try: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. TRY: Investopedia [home, info]
  5. Try (rugby), try: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Try (rugby), try: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. try: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Try (rugby), Try: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. TRY: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. TRY: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. TRY: Three Letter Words with definitions [home, info]
  4. TRY: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  5. try: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. try: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. try: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Try: Sports Definitions [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (try)

noun:  earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something ("She gave it a good try")
verb:  make an effort or attempt
verb:  melt (fat, lard, etc.) in order to separate out impurities ("Try the yak butter")
verb:  test the limits of ("You are trying my patience!")
verb:  give pain or trouble to
verb:  examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
verb:  put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice ("Try on this sweater to see how it looks")
verb:  take a sample of ("Try these new crackers")
verb:  put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
verb:  put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #38977)

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Phrases that include try:   try it on, try best, to try on, try hard, try ones luck, more...

Words similar to try:   essay, test, adjudicate, attempt, endeavor, sample, strain, assay, effort, endeavour, examine, hear, judge, prove, render, seek, stab, stress, taste, tried, more...

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