try (n):
earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
made an effort to cover all the reading material.
wished him luck in his endeavor.
she gave it a good try

Related Words: attemptendeavorendeavour
try (v):
put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
Try on this sweater to see how it looks
Related Word:  on
try (v):
melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities
try the yak butter.
render fat in a casserole
try (v):
take a sample of
Try these new crackers.
Sample the regional dishes

Related Words: sampletasteout
try (v):
test the limits of
You are trying my patience!
Related Words: strainstress
try (v):
give pain or trouble to
I've been sorely tried by these students
try (v):
examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
The jury had heard all the evidence.
The case will be tried in California

Related Words: hear
try (v):
put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of
The football star was tried for the murder of his wife.
The judge tried both father and son in separate trials

Related Words: adjudicatejudge
try (v):
make an effort or attempt
He tried to shake off his fears.
The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps.
The police attempted to stop the thief.
He sought to improve himself.
She always seeks to do good in the world

Related Words: attemptessay
try (v):
put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
This approach has been tried with good results.
Test this recipe

Related Words: examinetestout
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You can’t take it with you when you die

We don’t take anything with us. Even the richest people cannot take their money with them after death. This proverb reminds us that material things are not really as valuable as we think they are.

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