Sinhala Dictionary definitions for try

try 🔊 /tɹajˈ/

try : අත්හදා බලනවා

try : අත්හදා බැලීම

try : උත්සාහ දරනවා

try : වෑයම් කරනවා

try : වෙහෙසෙනවා

try : කැසකවනවා

try : තටු ගහනවා

try : සමේෂණය කරනවා

try : වලිකනවා

try : තටු ගසනවා

try : නඩු විභාග කරනවා

try : වෑයම

try : විභාග කරනවා

try definition

Transitive verb.

  1. To divide or separate, as one sort from another; to winnow; to sift; to pick out; -- frequently followed by out; as, to try out the wild corn from the good.
  2. To purify or refine, as metals; to melt out, and procure in a pure state, as oil, tallow, lard, etc.
  3. To prove by experiment; to apply a test to, for the purpose of determining the quality; to examine; to prove; to test; as, to try weights or measures by a standard; to try a man's opinions.
  4. To subject to severe trial; to put to the test; to cause suffering or trouble to.
  5. To experiment with; to test by use; as, to try a remedy for disease; to try a horse.
  6. To strain; to subject to excessive tests; as, the light tries his eyes; repeated disappointments try one's patience.
  7. To examine or investigate judicially; to examine by witnesses or other judicial evidence and the principles of law; as, to try a cause, or a criminal.
  8. To settle; to decide; to determine; specifically, to decide by an appeal to arms; as, to try rival claims by a duel; to try conclusions.
  9. To experience; to have or gain knowledge of by experience.
  10. To essay; to attempt; to endeavor.
  11. Refined; select; excellent; choice.

Intransitive verb.

  1. To exert strength; to endeavor; to make an effort or an attempt; as, you must try hard if you wish to learn.
  2. To do; to fare; as, how do you try!


  1. A screen, or sieve, for grain.
  2. Act of trying; attempt; experiment; trial.