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(n.) A union of three; three objects treated as one; a ternary; a trinity; as, a triad of deities.
(n.) A chord of three notes.
(n.) The common chord, consisting of a tone with its third and fifth, with or without the octave.
(n.) An element or radical whose valence is three.


(n.) The act of trying or testing in any manner.
(n.) Any effort or exertion of strength for the purpose of ascertaining what can be done or effected.
(n.) The act of testing by experience; proof; test.
(n.) Examination by a test; experiment, as in chemistry, metallurgy, etc.
(n.) The state of being tried or tempted; exposure to suffering that tests strength, patience, faith, or the like; affliction or temptation that exercises and proves the graces or virtues of men.
(n.) That which tries or afflicts; that which harasses; that which tries the character or principles; that which tempts to evil; as, his child's conduct was a sore trial.
(n.) The formal examination of the matter in issue in a cause before a competent tribunal; the mode of determining a question of fact in a court of law; the examination, in legal form, of the facts in issue in a cause pending before a competent tribunal, for the purpose of determining such issue.


(n.) The formation situated between the Permian and Lias, and so named by the Germans, because consisting of three series of strata, which are called in German the Bunter sandstein, Muschelkalk, and Keuper.


(n.) A family, race, or series of generations, descending from the same progenitor, and kept distinct, as in the case of the twelve tribes of Israel, descended from the twelve sons of Jacob.
(n.) A number of species or genera having certain structural characteristics in common; as, a tribe of plants; a tribe of animals.
(n.) A nation of savages or uncivilized people; a body of rude people united under one leader or government; as, the tribes of the Six Nations; the Seneca tribe.
(n.) A division, class, or distinct portion of a people, from whatever cause that distinction may have originated; as, the city of Athens was divided into ten tribes.
(n.) A family of animals descended from some particular female progenitor, through the female line; as, the Duchess tribe of shorthorns.
(v. t.) To distribute into tribes or classes.


(n.) An apothecium in certain lichens, having a spherical surface marked with spiral or concentric ridges and furrows.


(n.) A very short time; an instant; a moment; -- now used only in the phrase in a trice.
(v. t.) To pull; to haul; to drag; to pull away.
(v. t.) To haul and tie up by means of a rope.


(a.) An artifice or stratagem; a cunning contrivance; a sly procedure, usually with a dishonest intent; as, a trick in trade.
(a.) A sly, dexterous, or ingenious procedure fitted to puzzle or amuse; as, a bear's tricks; a juggler's tricks.
(a.) Mischievous or annoying behavior; a prank; as, the tricks of boys.
(a.) A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait; as, a trick of drumming with the fingers; a trick of frowning.
(a.) A knot, braid, or plait of hair.
(a.) The whole number of cards played in one round, and consisting of as many cards as there are players.
(a.) A turn; specifically, the spell of a sailor at the helm, -- usually two hours.
(a.) A toy; a trifle; a plaything.
(v. t.) To deceive by cunning or artifice; to impose on; to defraud; to cheat; as, to trick another in the sale of a horse.
(v. t.) To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; -- often followed by up, off, or out.
(v. t.) To draw in outline, as with a pen; to delineate or distinguish without color, as arms, etc., in heraldry.


(a.) Short and ready; fleet; as, a tride pace; -- a term used by sportsmen.


Imp. & p. p. of Try.
(adj.) Proved; tested; faithful; trustworthy; as, a tried friend.
(imp. & p. p.) of Try


(n.) One who tries; one who makes experiments; one who examines anything by a test or standard.
(n.) One who tries judicially.
(n.) A person appointed according to law to try challenges of jurors; a trior.
(n.) That which tries or approves; a test.


Rugby touchdown
Put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
Melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities; "try the yak butter"; "render fat in a casserole"
Take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
Test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
Give pain or trouble to; "I've been sorely tried by these students"
Examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
Put on trial or hear a case and sit as the judge at the trial of; "The football star was tried for the murder of his wife"; "The judge tried both father and son in separate trials"
Make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She


A vehicle with three wheels that is moved by foot pedals


(n.) A sound, of consonantal character, made with a rapid succession of partial or entire intermissions, by the vibration of some one part of the organs in the mouth -- tongue, uvula, epiglottis, or lip -- against another part; as, the r is a trill in most languages.
(n.) The action of the organs in producing such sounds; as, to give a trill to the tongue. d
(n.) A shake or quaver of the voice in singing, or of the sound of an instrument, produced by the rapid alternation of two contiguous tones of the scale; as, to give a trill on the high C. See Shake.
(v. i.) To flow in a small stream, or in drops rapidly succeeding each other; to trickle.
(v. i.) To utter trills or a trill; to play or sing in tremulous vibrations of sound; to have a trembling sound; to quaver.
(v. t.) To turn round; to twirl.
(v. t.) To impart the quality of a trill to; to utter as, or with, a trill; as, to trill the r; to trill a note.


Be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"
Balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"
Cutting down to the desired size or shape
A decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
Attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
A state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"
Adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
Cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
Cut closely; "trim my beard"
Remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
Decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
Decorate, as wi


(a.) Threefold; triple; as, trine dimensions, or length, breadth, and thickness.
(n.) The aspect of planets distant from each other 120 degrees, or one third of the zodiac; trigon.
(n.) A triad; trinity.
(v. t.) To put in the aspect of a trine.


(n.) A kind of fishing net.


(n.) Same as Trier, 2 and 3.


A musical composition for three performers
Three people considered as a unit
A set of three similar things considered as a unit
Three performers or singers who perform together
The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one


(n.) The large stomach of ruminating animals, when prepared for food.
(n.) The entrails; hence, humorously or in contempt, the belly; -- generally used in the plural.


A catch mechanism that acts as a switch; "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"
An exciting or stimulating experience
An accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
A hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip"
Get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend"
Put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
Make a trip for pleasure
Miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root"
Cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up"
An unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"
A light or nimble tread; "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead"
A journey for


(a.) Sad; sorrowful; gloomy.
(n.) Trust.
(n.) A post, or station, in hunting.
(n.) A secret meeting, or the place of such meeting; a tryst. See Tryst.
(v. t. & i.) To trust.


(a.) Worn out; common; used until so common as to have lost novelty and interest; hackneyed; stale; as, a trite remark; a trite subject.