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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