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
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

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. Ohio Gov. John Kasich:

    I'm not sure I want to sound like a candidate. I just want to sound like an American who's trying to make this country a heck of a lot stronger, not a (typical) politician ... but somebody that's going to go in, do the job, not pay attention to all the special interest groups, change the status quo, shift power out of Washington and get America on the track again with strength in our military as well.

  2. Cleber Goncalves:

    It's just a silly symbol thought up by the elite, they are always trying to fool the people.

  3. Marianne Gasser:

    The fighting is putting enormous pressure on civilians, the temperatures are extremely low and, without an adequate supply of food, water and shelter, displaced people are trying to survive in very precarious conditions.

  4. Greg Bowens:

    [The candidates] deserve the opportunity to be heard, but they also deserve to have the kind of scrutiny that comes along with trying to get an important person elected.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Presidents have been trying unsuccessfully for years to get Germany and other rich NATO Nations to pay more toward their protection from Russia. They pay only a fraction of their cost, on top of it all, Germany just started paying Russia, the country they want protection from, Billions of Dollars for their Energy needs coming out of a new pipeline from Russia. Not acceptable ! All NATO Nations must meet their 2 % commitment, and that must ultimately go to 4 % !

Images & Illustrations of Trying

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Translations for Trying

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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