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1. trial

noun. ['ˈtraɪəl, ˈtraɪl'] the act of testing something.

Synonyms

  • double blind
  • fitting
  • pilot program
  • MOT test
  • run
  • preclinical phase
  • effort
  • preclinical test
  • audition
  • assay
  • tryout
  • field trial
  • attempt
  • test
  • Snellen test
  • clinical trial
  • Ministry of Transportation test
  • endeavour
  • endeavor
  • pilot project
  • try
  • preclinical trial
  • try-on
  • trying on
  • MOT

Antonyms

  • improper
  • stand still
  • ebb
  • arrive

Etymology

  • trial (Anglo-Norman)
  • trialis (Latin)

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Rhymes with Trial

  • versatile
  • worthwhile
  • vantuyl
  • restyle
  • panfile
  • monteil
  • marseille
  • kurzweil
  • hostile
  • compile
  • soleil
  • revile
  • refile
  • nevile
  • mikhail
  • fertile
  • delisle
  • beguile
  • argyll
  • while
  • style
  • stile
  • smile
  • awhile
  • zile
  • wyle
  • wile
  • weill
  • weil
  • vile

How do you pronounce trial?

Pronounce trial as traɪəl.

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Sentences with trial


1. Noun, singular or mass
It is helpful to set up and monitor a trial separation with a marriage counselor.

Quotes about trial


1. I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
- Thomas Jefferson

2. Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.
- Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

3. I suppose sooner or later in the life of everyone comes a moment of trial. We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end.
- Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

2. trial-and-error

adjective. trying out various means or theories until error is satisfactorily reduced or eliminated.

Synonyms

  • empirical

Antonyms

  • a priori
  • abstractive

3. trial-and-error

adjective. relating to solving problems by experience rather than theory.

Antonyms

  • hypothetical

4. trial

noun. ['ˈtraɪəl, ˈtraɪl'] trying something to find out about it.

Synonyms

  • road test
  • field test
  • experimentation
  • beta test
  • tryout
  • field trial
  • alpha test
  • test
  • trial run
  • experiment

Antonyms

  • stay
  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best

Etymology

  • trial (Anglo-Norman)
  • trialis (Latin)

5. trial

noun. ['ˈtraɪəl, ˈtraɪl'] the act of undergoing testing.

Synonyms

  • effort
  • endeavor
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • test

Antonyms

  • unearned run
  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine

Etymology

  • trial (Anglo-Norman)
  • trialis (Latin)

6. trial

noun. ['ˈtraɪəl, ˈtraɪl'] (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law.

Synonyms

  • retrial
  • mistrial
  • ordeal
  • denial
  • defence
  • court-martial
  • criminal prosecution
  • prosecution
  • proceedings
  • proceeding
  • Scopes trial
  • defense
  • legal proceeding
  • plea
  • show trial
  • trial by ordeal

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle

Etymology

  • trial (Anglo-Norman)
  • trialis (Latin)

7. trial

noun. ['ˈtraɪəl, ˈtraɪl'] an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event.

Synonyms

  • visitation
  • affliction
  • tribulation

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • affirmative
  • question
  • offence

Etymology

  • trial (Anglo-Norman)
  • trialis (Latin)

8. trial

noun. ['ˈtraɪəl, ˈtraɪl'] (sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications.

Synonyms

  • contest

Antonyms

  • discontinuance
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • trial (Anglo-Norman)
  • trialis (Latin)
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