What does on trial mean?

Definitions for on trial

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on trial(adj)

    in the process of being tested or tried


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on trial in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on trial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sophocles:

    Knowledge must come through action you can have no test which is not fanciful, save by trial.

  2. Thomas Alva Edison:

    When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.

  3. Helen Keller:

    Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

  4. Edward Snowden:

    I would love to go back and face a fair trial, but unfortunately ... there is no fair trial available, on offer right now, i've been working exhaustively with the government now since I left to try to find terms of a trial.

  5. Ronald Reagan:

    The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas-a trial of spiritual resolve the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated.

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