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Try

To litigate a legal controversy; to argue a lawsuit in court as an attorney; to sit in the role of a judge or jury to investigate and decide upon questions of law and fact presented in such an action.

try

(Attempt), verb aim, aspire, conari, endeavor, exert oneself, make an effort, put forth effort, seek, strain, strive, tackle, take a chance, temptare, test, undertake, venture

try

(Conduct a trial), verb adjudge, adjudicate, cognoscere, consider, decide, deliberate, examine, exammne judicially, hear a case, hear a cause, iudicare, judge, legally determine, pronounce, rule, sit in judgment
Associated concepts: try a case before a judge, try a case before a jury
See also: adjudicate, adopt, attempt, check, endeavor, exert, harass, harrow, harry, hear, judge, pursuit, resort, strive, test, undertake
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In this fragment, entitled "Underground," this person introduces himself and his views, and, as it were, tries to explain the causes owing to which he has made his appearance and was bound to make his appearance in our midst.
de Blacas, I must change your armorial bearings; I will give you an eagle with outstretched wings, holding in its claws a prey which tries in vain to escape, and bearing this device -- Tenax.
100} The writer is at fault here and tries to put it off on Circe.
When he keeps aloof and tries to provoke a battle, he is anxious for the other side to advance.
She follows him to town in hope of keeping him there, and tries to persuade you that he does not care about you.
I consent on condition that La Ramee tries them with me.
Indeed, the moment that an artist takes notice of what other people want, and tries to supply the demand, he ceases to be an artist, and becomes a dull or an amusing craftsman, an honest or a dishonest tradesman.
In a word, it comes from that monstrous and ignorant thing that is called Public Opinion, which, bad and well-meaning as it is when it tries to control action, is infamous and of evil meaning when it tries to control Thought or Art.
English public opinion, that is to say, tries to constrain and impede and warp the man who makes things that are beautiful in effect, and compels the journalist to retail things that are ugly, or disgusting, or revolting in fact, so that we have the most serious journalists in the world, and the most indecent newspapers.
Gasson, 17, scored his tries in a first-half that brought five tries to the home side and the bonus point came up after only 34 minutes.
Leicester raced into a 17-3 lead inside eight minutes with two early tries, a further score putting them in control at half-time.
UNDER-16 Acklam 24 Thirsk 20 ACKLAM continue to improve and tries came from Jake Murray (2), Bradley Gator and Ryan Marshall with James Cardwell adding two conversions.