What does trying on mean?

Definitions for trying on
try·ing on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fitting, try-on, trying onnoun

    putting clothes on to see whether they fit


  1. trying on

    Trying on refers to the act of wearing clothes, shoes, jewelry, or other wearable items temporarily, usually in a store or fitting room, to determine if they fit properly, look good, and are comfortable before making a purchase. It can also apply to testing or sampling other things like ideas or methods to see if they work or are suitable.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of trying on in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of trying on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of trying on in a Sentence

  1. Dawn Larkin-Wallace:

    Total meltdown in the dressing room trying on jeans and I'm like, 'Well, Kayla, everything is not cut for everybody so you just have to find what works for you,' it's something I live with. It's something my mom lives with. She's going to have to live with it. It's just the way it is. (You) just have to find what manufacturer or designer works for you and live a healthy lifestyle and love yourself.

  2. Michael McDowell:

    Yeah it's a long grueling race. It's trying on not just on the drivers, but on the race cars and the teams. we were fortunate to have a few race cars that were spared in the fires.

  3. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations he is only trying on one face after another to find his own.

  4. Dennis Baxley:

    Why is everybody now about coming out when you're at school ? there really is a dynamic of concern of how much of this are genuine types of experiences and how many of them are kids trying on different kinds of things they hear about.

  5. Ultas Agustina Sartori:

    We're really trying to say,' What you're trying on here is super similar to what you can try in real life,' that piece for me is very important because if you're shopping online and want to see different shades, when the product arrives you want it to be similar.


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    the act of carrying something
    • A. demolish
    • B. fudge
    • C. carry
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