What is another word for tried?

Pronunciation: [tɹˈa͡ɪd] (IPA)

The word "tried" refers to an attempt or effort made to attain something, or to test something. Some synonyms for the word "tried" include attempted, tested, experimented, sampled, assayed, evaluated, assessed, appraised, screened, probed, and scrutinized. All of these words indicate some form of effort, exploration, or testing. For example, if you are tasting food, you could say you have sampled it, or evaluated it. If you are trying to see if a new product works, you could say you have tested it, or probed it. Using synonyms for the word "tried" can help you express yourself more precisely and vividly.

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What are the opposite words for tried?

Antonyms for the word "tried" include "apathetic," "lazy," "neglectful," and "careless." These words imply a lack of effort, interest, or concern. Whereas "tried" suggests an attempt at something or giving an activity one's best shot, the antonyms imply a lack of effort or motivation. The opposite of tried could be "abstained," "refrained," "avoided," or "renounced." These words imply a conscious decision not to attempt something. Antonyms of "tried" can be used to describe people who are unwilling to put in the effort required to achieve their goals or those who are disinterested in pursuing them.

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Usage examples for Tried

He was tried in two courts, and in each upon two charges.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
After Mrs. Pache had gone Athena had tried to find first Jane, and then Lingard.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Jane tried to remember what she had heard such people did.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes

Famous quotes with Tried

  • The challenge for me has first been to see things as they are, whether a portrait, a city street, or a bouncing ball. In a word, I have tried to be objective.
    Berenice Abbott
  • I think I did very well against everyone who tried to defend me.
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • I would say that the Pentagon Papers case of 1971 - in which the government tried to block the The New York Times and The Washington Post that they obtained from a secret study of how we got involved in the war in Vietnam - that is probably the most important case.
    Floyd Abrams
  • I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won. I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
    Ansel Adams
  • Sometimes it seems that we are successful only because we have not tried hard enough for our best. We do the hard thing, and one day we succeed, and many things are made plain to us.
    Maude Adams

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