Definition of Tried and true

1. Adjective. Tested and proved to be reliable.

Exact synonyms: Tested, Time-tested, Tried
Similar to: Dependable, Reliable



Definition of Tried and true

1. Adjective. (idiomatic) Well-established and tested; known to work or succeed based on extensive experience. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tried And True

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

Literary usage of Tried and true

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1. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"... war service tried and true To the original group of sturdy and devoted engineers trained at Cornell we now added John CL Fish in Railroad Engineering. ..."

2. Marion Harland's Autobiography: The Story of a Long Life by Marion Harland (1910)
"... tried and true WE were to need all the fulness of consolation that could be expressed from divine grace and human friendships, in the years immediately ..."

3. Historical Sketches of the Town of Leicester, Massachusetts, During the by Emory Washburn (1860)
"Come, come, come, Come to this festal board, Ye who have wandered long, Ye old friends tried and true 5 Oh ! come in a phalanx strong. ..."

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