What does Trying mean?

Definitions for Trying
ˈtraɪ ɪŋTry·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Trying.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trying(adj)

    hard to endure

    "fell upon trying times"

  2. nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressful, trying(adj)

    extremely irritating to the nerves

    "nerve-racking noise"; "the stressful days before a war"; "a trying day at the office"

Wiktionary

  1. trying(Adjective)

    Difficult to endure; arduous.

  2. trying(Adjective)

    Irritating, stressful or bothersome.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trying

    of Try

  2. Trying(adj)

    adapted to try, or put to severe trial; severe; afflictive; as, a trying occasion or position

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Trying' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #583

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Trying' in Written Corpus Frequency: #314

How to pronounce Trying?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Trying in sign language?

  1. trying

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trying in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Trying in a Sentence

  1. Jiddu Krishnamurti:

    If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.

  2. Sheriff Dee Anderson:

    They’re trying to fight being brought back somehow, it’s just a continuing string of what we’ve seen all along. We're patient people. We’ll be waiting.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    I think this argument between him and the Wall Street Journal over what is essentially two percent of the rate, I think it's slightly overexaggerated. It's not going to make any difference in the real world if there's a one or two percent lower rate, and I think what's he's doing is trying to win votes with the sweetener of the child tax credit, there's nothing wrong with that. And it's true that a pudding has to have a theme, but a tax plan doesn't have to have a theme. The theme here is that you're lowering the rate, particularly on the corporate side. You're lowering the tax on investment and return, capital gains, which is what everybody on the right has always said is the engine to drive growth. So, you've got very serious pro-growth elements in here, and you've got a sweetener for the child tax credit, that that's a rejection of Reaganism I find slightly over the top.

  4. Tom Roseen:

    Investors have been trying to find places to hide.

  5. Oakland Athletics:

    Oh man, my heart was beating out of my chest, and I was trying to do everything I could (to stay calm).

Images & Illustrations of Trying

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Translations for Trying

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  • hostigoso, riguroso, irritante, arduo, molestoso, desafiador, molestoSpanish
  • raskas, rasittava, vaivalloinenFinnish
  • en essayantFrench
  • מנסהHebrew
  • しようとしているJapanese
  • temptatisLatin
  • krävande, påfrestande, ansträngandeSwedish

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    transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
    • A. tight
    • B. transparent
    • C. alternate
    • D. obnoxious

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