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VERB (4)

1. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to;
- Example: "This approach has been tried with good results"
- Example: "Test this recipe"
[syn: test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay]

2. try something new, as in order to gain experience;
- Example: "Students experiment sexually"
- Example: "The composer experimented with a new style"
[syn: experiment, try out]

3. perform in order to get a role;
- Example: "She auditioned for a role on Broadway"
[syn: audition, try out]

4. take a sample of;
- Example: "Try these new crackers"
- Example: "Sample the regional dishes"
[syn: sample, try, try out, taste]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Try out \Try out\, v. i. to compete for a postition, as on a sports team or in a theatrical presentation. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Try out \Try out\, v. t. to use (something not previously used) to determine its fitness for a particular purpose; also, to attempt (a deed) to determine if it will accomplish a particular purpose. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

try out v 1: put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe" [syn: test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay] 2: try something new, as in order to gain experience; "Students experiment sexually"; "The composer experimented with a new style" [syn: experiment, try out] 3: perform in order to get a role; "She auditioned for a role on Broadway" [syn: audition, try out] 4: take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes" [syn: sample, try, try out, taste]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

82 Moby Thesaurus words for "try out": arrange, assay, be a gas, be a hit, bill, bomb, bring to test, clear for action, clear the decks, confirm, cure, cut and try, demonstrate, deploy, dramatize, dress, essay, examine, experiment, fail, feature, fix, fix up, flop, get ready, give a try, give a tryout, have a go, headline, inspect, make a hit, make arrangements, make preparations, make ready, marshal, melodramatize, mobilize, mount, open, open a show, plan, play around with, practice upon, prearrange, premiere, prep, prepare, present, pretreat, preview, process, produce, prove, provide, put in shape, put on, put to trial, ready, ready up, research, road-test, run a sample, sample, scenarize, scrutinize, set the stage, settle preliminaries, shake down, stage, star, substantiate, succeed, tan, taste, test, theatricalize, treat, trim, try, try it on, validate, verify