Put to the test - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Put to the test.

ESSAYED
PROVE
TRIED
TRY
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ESSAYED
  1. 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"
  2. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
PROVE
  1. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
  2. be shown or be found to be; "She proved to be right"; "The medicine turned out to save her life"; "She turned up HIV positive"
  3. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
  4. prove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof
  5. obtain probate of; "prove a will"
  6. provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
  7. take a trial impression of
  8. cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"
  9. increase in volume; "the dough rose slowly in the warm room"
TRIED
  1. put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
  2. tested and proved to be reliable
  3. tested and proved useful or correct; "a tested method"
  4. put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
  5. melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities; "try the yak butter"; "render fat in a casserole"
  6. take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
  7. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  8. give pain or trouble to; "I've been sorely tried by these students"
  9. examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
  10. 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 f
TRY
  1. put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice; "Try on this sweater to see how it looks"
  2. melt (fat or lard) in order to separate out impurities; "try the yak butter"; "render fat in a casserole"
  3. take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
  4. test the limits of; "You are trying my patience!"
  5. give pain or trouble to; "I've been sorely tried by these students"
  6. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
  7. examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process; "The jury had heard all the evidence"; "The case will be tried in California"
  8. Rugby touchdown
  9. 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
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/08/2019 9:00am

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