Definition of Tried

1. Adjective. Tested and proved useful or correct. "A tested method"

Exact synonyms: Tested, Well-tried
Similar to: Proved, Proven



2. Adjective. Tested and proved to be reliable.
Exact synonyms: Tested, Time-tested, Tried And True
Similar to: Dependable, Reliable

Definition of Tried

1. imp. & p. p. Proved; tested; faithful; trustworthy; as, a tried friend.

Definition of Tried

1. Verb. (past of try) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tried

1. try [v] - See also: try

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tried

tridiapason
tridigitate
tridihexethyl chloride
tridimensional
tridimensionally
triding
tridings
tridirectional
triduan
triduum
triduums
tridymite
tridymites
tridymus
trie
tried (current term)
tried and true
tried on
tried out
triedral
trielcon
trielectronic
triene
trienes
triennia
triennial
triennially
triennials
triennium
trienniums

Literary usage of Tried

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"Miss Halcombe tried to shake her resolution ; but, in this one instance, tried in vain. She was immovable. Her dim eyes lit with a sudden fire, ..."

2. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... and that then they mould be all put into a gaol, and tried for their lives. The mate got intelligence of this, and acquainted us with it; upon which it ..."

3. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"THEY tried TO SAVE THE REMAINS OF THE OLDER AND MORE AGREEABLE CIVILISATION ... They tried to establish their Paradise upon this planet, and, truth to tell ..."

4. The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem Van Loon (1921)
"THEY tried TO SAVE THE REMAINS OF THE OLDER AND MORE AGREEABLE CIVILISATION ... They tried to establish their Paradise upon this planet, and, truth to tell ..."

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