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Main Entry: 1try
Pronunciation: primarystresstrimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): tried; try·ing
1 a : to examine or investigate in a court of law <try a case> b : to conduct the trial of
2 a : to put to a test <try out something new> <try your luck> b : to test to the limit <you're trying my patience>
3 : to melt down (as tallow) and obtain in a pure state : RENDER <try out whale oil from blubber>
4 : to make an effort to do <I'll try to do my best>

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