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If I have a 100 percent batting average, you should fire me, because it means we haven't tried anything really noble.
Larry Brilliant

Meaning of "tried" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TRIED

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRIED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tried is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb tried in English.

WHAT DOES TRIED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

tried

Trial

In law, a trial is a coming together of parties to a dispute, to present information in a tribunal, a formal setting with the authority to adjudicate claims or disputes. One form of tribunal is a court. The tribunal, which may occur before a judge, jury, or other designated trier of fact, aims to achieve a resolution to their dispute.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TRIED

PRESENT

Present
I try
you try
he/she/it tries
we try
you try
they try
Present continuous
I am trying
you are trying
he/she/it is trying
we are trying
you are trying
they are trying
Present perfect
I have tried
you have tried
he/she/it has tried
we have tried
you have tried
they have tried
Present perfect continuous
I have been trying
you have been trying
he/she/it has been trying
we have been trying
you have been trying
they have been trying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I tried
you tried
he/she/it tried
we tried
you tried
they tried
Past continuous
I was trying
you were trying
he/she/it was trying
we were trying
you were trying
they were trying
Past perfect
I had tried
you had tried
he/she/it had tried
we had tried
you had tried
they had tried
Past perfect continuous
I had been trying
you had been trying
he/she/it had been trying
we had been trying
you had been trying
they had been trying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will try
you will try
he/she/it will try
we will try
you will try
they will try
Future continuous
I will be trying
you will be trying
he/she/it will be trying
we will be trying
you will be trying
they will be trying
Future perfect
I will have tried
you will have tried
he/she/it will have tried
we will have tried
you will have tried
they will have tried
Future perfect continuous
I will have been trying
you will have been trying
he/she/it will have been trying
we will have been trying
you will have been trying
they will have been trying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would tried
you would tried
he/she/it would tried
we would tried
you would tried
they would tried
Conditional continuous
I would be trying
you would be trying
he/she/it would be trying
we would be trying
you would be trying
they would be trying
Conditional perfect
I would have tried
you would have tried
he/she/it would have tried
we would have tried
you would have tried
they would have tried
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been trying
you would have been trying
he/she/it would have been trying
we would have been trying
you would have been trying
they would have been trying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you try
we let´s try
you try
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to try
Past participle
tried
Present Participle
trying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRIED


bride
braɪd
chloride
ˈklɔːraɪd
country-fried
ˈkʌntrɪˌfraɪd
cried
kraɪd
deep-fried
ˌdiːpˈfraɪd
dried
draɪd
fluoride
ˈflʊəˌraɪd
freeze-dried
ˌfriːzˈdraɪd
fried
fraɪd
hydride
ˈhaɪdraɪd
hydrochloride
ˌhaɪdrəˈklɔːraɪd
McBride
məkˈbraɪd
nitride
ˈnaɪtraɪd
override
ˌəʊvəˈraɪd
park-and-ride
ˈpɑːkənˈraɪd
pride
praɪd
ride
raɪd
stride
straɪd
telluride
ˈtɛljʊˌraɪd
triglyceride
traɪˈɡlɪsəˌraɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRIED

triecious
tried-and-tested
triella
triene
triennia
triennial
triennially
triennium
triens
Trient
trier
trierarch
trierarchal
trierarchies
trierarchy
tries
Trieste
trieteric
triethyl
triethylamine

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRIED

air-dried
buried
carried
chicken-fried
curried
hurried
married
parried
queried
remarried
salaried
Siegfried
stir-fried
storied
sun-dried
tarried
unmarried
unwearied
varied
worried

Synonyms and antonyms of tried in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TRIED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «tried» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of tried

Translation of «tried» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRIED

Find out the translation of tried to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of tried from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «tried» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

经过检验的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

probado
570 millions of speakers

English

tried
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोशिश
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حاول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пытался
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

testado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চেষ্টা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qui a fait ses preuves
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cuba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bewährt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

試験済みの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

테스트를 통해 효능이 입증된
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyoba
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cố gắng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முயற்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रयत्न केला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

denenmiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

provato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

próbował
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

намагався
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

încercat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προσπάθησα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

probeer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

försökte
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

prøvd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tried

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRIED»

The term «tried» is very widely used and occupies the 2.535 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRIED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tried

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «TRIED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word tried.
1
Danny Aiello
If I didn't start singing in the cabarets and on my albums, I could have never even tried something like 'Capone.'
2
Milton Avery
Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms.
3
Ellen Barkin
I have no problem being 53. Why would I want to be 35 again? I want to discover who I am in my 50s. And if I tried too hard to look younger, it would seem that I was uncomfortable with who I am, wouldn't it?
4
Alan Bates
I have always tried to work according to what affects me, to a script that I like because it touches me in some way, without deliberately pursuing a commercial career or a particular image.
5
John Bonham
There were times when I blundered and got the dreaded look from the lads. But that was a good sign. It showed I'd attempted something I'd not tried before.
6
Larry Brilliant
If I have a 100 percent batting average, you should fire me, because it means we haven't tried anything really noble.
7
Meg Cabot
Writing used to be my hobby, but now that it's my job, I have no hobby - except watching TV and laying around the pool reading 'U.S. Weekly.' I have tried many hobbies, such as knitting, Pilates, ballet, yoga, and guitar, but none of them have taken.
8
Tracy Chapman
Maybe it's naive to say, but it almost seems like, in the past, people tried to sell you something you would actually need, like a hammer or a broom or a toothbrush. But now there's this notion that they can sell you anything. And all they have to do is convince you that you need it.
9
Caroline Corr
There was no one in particular I really tried to copy.
10
Norm Crosby
I was the first spokesperson for the Better Hearing Institute in Washington. And that's the message we tried to send out - there is hearing help out there, and the technology and options are amazing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRIED»

Discover the use of tried in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tried and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ
Moore considers how those strategies might appear in a contemporary context and points readers to a way of escape.Tempted and Triedwill remind Christians that temptation must be understood in terms of warfare, encouraging them with the ...
Russell D. Moore, 2011
2
What If I Had Never Tried It: Valentino Rossi The Autobiography
Told in his own inimitable way, this is the story of The Doctor, arguably the greatest motorcycle road racer of all time. He grew up in the Italian town of Tavullia, a mischievous boy with a love for two-wheeled vehicles.
Valentino Rossi, 2009
3
You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried: The Brat Pack, John ...
A social evaluation of the influence and legacy of the "Brat Pack" films explores their 1980s cultural themes, in an account that draws on interviews with such celebrities as Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall and John Cusack. Original.
Susannah Gora, 2011
4
Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie
The most comprehensive and straightforward book ever written on the topic, Pie is a complete guide to how easy it can be to make perfectly praiseworthy pies.
Ken Haedrich, 2011
5
30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest ...
This is a book to keep by your bedside and return to often.” --Amy Dickinson, nationally syndicated advice columnist "Ask Amy" After a chance encounter with a remarkable ninety-year-old woman, renowned gerontologist Karl Pillemer decided ...
Karl Pillemer Ph.D., 2011
6
Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief
Suspenseful and inspiring, this is the story of how Lincoln, with almost no previous military experience before entering the White House, assumed the powers associated with the role of commander in chief, and through his strategic insight ...
James M. McPherson, 2008
7
Toll House Tried and True Recipes
For all cooks, this book is a true classic.
Ruth Graves Wakefield, 1977
8
Tried and True, Renewed!
These 14 traditional quilt patterns, including Feathered Star and Triple Irish Chain, are shown in modern settings to prove their versatile style.
Leisure Arts, 2010
9
Tried and Convicted: How Police, Prosecutors, and Judges ...
Tried and Convicted explains several individual constitutional rights that are intended to protect us from the vagaries of the criminal justice system, and gives detailed examples of how government agents routinely circumvent those rights.
Michael D. Cicchini JD, 2012
10
The Best Shots You've Never Tried: 100+ Intoxicating ...
Whether you're in the mood for a banger and slammer, a shot apropos for the dinner table, or the perfect shot to raise in tribute and solidarity at the ultimate drinking event (an after-funeral get-together), The Best Shots You've Never ...
Andrew Bohrer, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRIED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tried is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Why this 'golden child' tried to have her parents killed
(NEWSER) – In January, Jennifer Pan learned she would be in prison until 2035 before she gets a shot at parole: The Toronto Star reported the 28-year-old ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
2
The Alleged Lion Killer Could Be Tried in the U.S.
The United States is in an excellent position to try Palmer—or to extradite him to Zimbabwe. Oddly, though, the alleged crime that could really do Palmer in isn't ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 15»
3
2000 migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel in France to reach UK
(CNN) About 2,000 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel through the French terminal near Calais Monday night in an attempt to reach the United Kingdom, ... «CNN, Jul 15»
4
Have you tried America's best pizza?
The site also suggested must-try pizzerias for each city on the list. Cities were selected based on the quality and quantity of reviews as well as the ratio of pizza ... «CNN, Jul 15»
5
Youngest Children Ever to Be Tried as Adults for 1st-Degree Murder …
The two were the youngest children in U.S. history to be tried as adults for first-degree murder, according to Florida Today. They later pleaded guilty to ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
6
More Than Four in 10 Americans Say They Have Tried Marijuana
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As Oregon becomes the fourth state to make recreational marijuana use legal, 44% of Americans say they have tried marijuana. This is ... «Gallup.com, Jul 15»
7
Investigation: Commander tried to fudge her tape test
An Army colonel fired from her job in April tried to intimidate subordinates to bend the rules after a tape test found her to be overweight, according to an Army ... «ArmyTimes.com, Jul 15»
8
As Israelis Are Tried in a Palestinian's Murder, Agonizing Intimacy in …
JERUSALEM — The slightly plump Israeli teenager on the witness stand insisted that he had not known the plan was to kill, and had “never dreamed” it would ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
9
Exclusive: Europeans tried to block IMF debt report on Greece …
BRUSSELS Euro zone countries tried in vain to stop the IMF publishing a gloomy analysis of Greece's debt burden which the leftist government says vindicates ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
10
Ted Cruz Recalls How Father Tried to Join Fidel Castro's Army
AUSTIN, Tex. — The father of Senator Ted Cruz was a 1950s Cuban revolutionary who longed to slip into the island's eastern mountains and join Fidel Castro's ... «New York Times, Jun 15»

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