Definitions of tried

  1.   of Try
  2.   See try.
  3.   Of the verb try.
  4.   Examined by test.
  5.   imp. & p. p. of Try.
  6.   tested and proved useful or correct; " a tested method"
  7.   Proved; tested; trustworthy.
  8.   tested and proved to be reliable
  9.   imp. & amp; p. p. of Try.
  10.   Proved; tested; faithful; trustworthy; as, a tried friend.

Quotes of tried

  1. I've tried to avoid labels, but they always find you. – Poppy Z. Brite
  2. Any man who has ever tried to use political power for the common good has felt an awful sense of powerlessness. – Robert Casey
  3. There was no one in particular I really tried to copy. – Caroline Corr
  4. I realized that I needed to be anonymous on the street and somebody else on the stage. I had tried to put my street self on the stage, but what they want is an actor on stage. – Bobby Darin
  5. Women must try to do things as men have tried When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others. – Amelia Earhart
  6. I've studied a lot of great people over the years- Pete Seeger, James Brown- and tried to incorporate elements that I've admired, though I can't say I dance like James. – John Fogerty
  7. I suffered, I really suffered, with all three of my husbands. And I tried damn hard with all three, starting each marriage certain that it was going to last until the end of my life. Yet none of them lasted more than a year or two. – Ava Gardner
  8. From there, I tried out for a community theatre play, joined an improv group... it all started opening up. – Kevin James
  9. No one is really miserable who has not tried to cheapen life. – David Starr Jordan
  10. I've tried to tell a story. For me, it is the best one. – Amanda Lear
  11. I had this idea for a while to do mix this Al Green vibe with a samba thing. I tried to do that in many different ways. Peter added his own modern notion of funk and his own deep background in classical music. – Arto Lindsay
  12. They tried to discredit me. I used to tell them, There's many wonderful people out there who can't have children, who would want to have these children. – Norma McCorvey
  13. Tom and I didn't have a problem with the height differential but Paramount did, so we tried to hide it. – Kelly McGillis
  14. The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried – Sandra Day O'Connor
  15. The fact that the Prophet cared for every human being and tried his best to ensure their security in the hereafter must be the most telling of his compassionate and merciful characteristics. – Cat Stevens

Usage examples for tried

  1. She tried to go on again. ” – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. “ I tried that is all- I tried – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  3. “ I tried to make out whether I had ever seen him before, but could not. ” – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  4. “ I tried this way and that way and the other way. ” – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  5. “ I saw you and Bart on the raft, and I tried to make the men see you. ” – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  6. “ I tried to love her.... ” – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  7. “ No. I've tried of course. ” – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  8. He tried to think when he had seen it last. ” – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  9. Had he tried to make Klaartje love him in return? ” – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  10. Have you tried at her house? ” – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  11. “ No man can; no man who has at all tried it can. ” – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  12. Has any one ever tried to find it? ” – The Border Boys Across the Frontier by Fremont B. Deering
  13. Don't you think you might look me in the face if you tried very hard? ” – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  14. All these years I've tried to forget ... ” – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  15. Had she tried enough, done enough? ” – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
  16. At the last, she tried to get home- to me. ” – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  17. He tried very hard to get out, but could not. ” – McGuffey's Third Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  18. “ I tried hard to keep it from you. ” – A Prairie Infanta by Eva Wilder Brodhead
  19. “ I tried to look at it from every side. ” – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  20. You haven't tried me." ” – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse

Idioms for tried