musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
punishment for one's actions; "you have to face the music"; "take your medicine"
any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes"
(music) the sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds)
an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious;
become tense, nervous, or uneasy; "He tensed up when he saw his opponent enter the room"
increase the tension on; "alternately relax and tense your calf muscle"; "tense the rope manually before tensing the spring"
become stretched or tense or taut;
a grammatical category of verbs used to express distinctions of time
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 always seeks to do good in the world"
put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice